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Rule "Collocation: arrive on/at the beach"

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Description: Collocation: arrive on/at the beach
Message: The usual preposition after "\1" is "at", not "\2". Did you mean \1 at?
Category: Collocations (ID: COLLOCATIONS)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/in-on-at-grammar/#using-%E2%80%9Cin%E2%80%9D-%E2%80%9Con%E2%80%9D-and-%E2%80%9Cat%E2%80%9D-as-prepositions-of-place
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • When John arrived on the beach, he went for a swim.
    Correction suggestion: arrived at
  • She will arrive on Christmas.
    Correction suggestion: arrive at
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • When John arrived at the beach, he went for a swim.
  • The police will soon arrive on the scene.
  • This letter says that he will arrive on Monday.
  • Foreign products arrived on the market in large quantities.
  • We arrived on the morning of the seventh.
  • The urn arrived on 17 October 2006, going on display at the Museum ...
  • He will arrive on Christmas day.
  • The card arrived on my birthday.
  • The Vagrant arrived on the 8th.
  • He arrived on day #2 of the seminar.
  • He didn't mention which day he arrived on.
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ID: ARRIVE_ON_AT_THE_BEACH [91]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-12 22:33:07 +0200)