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reach in English:

1. get at

The files are locked up and I can't get at them.

English word "reach"(get at) occurs in sets:

pharsal verbs

2. come to

The bill come to $50.
I always come to her first if I have a problem
"People have come to rely on technology."
Your charges come to $124.38. Will you pay by check, in cash, or with a credit card?

English word "reach"(come to) occurs in sets:

Business Handbook- unit 16 - Discussions

3. to extend as far as

4. to arrive at a place

English word "reach"(to arrive at a place) occurs in sets:


5. extend

"If you keep misbehaving, I'll extend the class and you'll miss your break", said the teacher.
Please extend this visa.
Better to extend an olive branch than launch a missile.
How do you expect to weather the financial storm when the bank refuses to extend a helping hand?
It will allow 3dfx to extend its business model in a variety of ways.
Let's extend our heartiest welcome to Miyake-san.
The firm has recently diversified its products so as to extend its market.
If I am extended a job offer, how soon would you like me to start?
I suggest we extend the first paragraph of the document for better clarity.
We're going to extend our kitchen. They have extended the deadline by one week. The priest extended the mass by 15 minutes. (Ksiądz przedłużył mszę o 15 minut.)
Your power doesn't extend so far.
We extend our deepest sympathies to the family and community at this sad time
Above all, I welcome the fact that we have managed to further extend the rights of minors.
Select the graft point after imagining how the branches will extend and fruit grow.

6. achieve

achieve ambitions
Little did I imagine he would achieve a perfect game.
A campaign is underway throughout the company to achieve economy in the use of copying paper.
So long as our relationship is defined by our differences, we will empower those who sow hatred rather than peace, and who promote conflict rather than the cooperation that can help all of our people achieve justice and prosperity.
This type of fit can be achieved by forcing the component into the hole.
What we've already achieved gives us hope for what we can and must achieve tomorrow.
The race developed into a free-for-all but Shinomiya lapped the group and in the final stage steadily piled on points with good timing to achieve victory.
It's the answer that led those who've been told for so long by so many to be cynical and fearful and doubtful about what we can achieve to put their hands on the arc of history and bend it once more toward the hope of a better day.
I thought that if we lined up benches in the garden as well, we could achieve quite a seating capacity.
You can't "get" a great relationship; you can only find someone you love from the heart, and work together with them to achieve a great relationship.
In order to achieve great things, we must live as though we are never going to die.
Accept suffering and achieve atonement through it — that is what you must do.
It is important that a lawyer should leave no stone unturned even on minor points and harp on the same subject to achieve a break through in an impasse.
He started his business at the age of 16 and worked very hard for what he achieved.
To achieve success in life you need a lot of determination and hard work.

7. out of

Two out of ten young people are addicted to mobile phones.
Go out of the shop and cross the road.
out of the shop
Nine out of ten people can't answer that question. (out of prison)
I've been paddling for six out of the seven days.
I especially liked the second scene out of this play.
With your passport you can’t travel out of Europe.
We’re out of milk.
Get out of bed – it’s 11 o’clock!
He asked out of curiosity
one out of every 200 people
Only two out of five people believe in the paranormal
The letter has fallen out of the envelope
Two members left out of fifty
I rate it five out of five.

8. attain

to attain high school diploma
attain goals
More women are attaining positions of power.
The young athlete attained exceptional physical fitness.
achieve, reach, attain, accomplish, gain, acquire
Everyone strives for efficiency but few seem to attain it.
There is no dream of man which atomic power does not promise a chance to attain.
That aim is impossible to attain.
He has a will to attain knowledge and wanted to go to school.
He was too simple to wonder when he had attained humility.
He has attained the ​highest ​grade in his ​music ​exams.
Mrs. Southcott had recently attained her five-and-twentieth blessed birthday, of whom a prophetic private in the Life Guards had heralded the sublime appearance by announcing that arrangements were made for the swallowing up of London and Westminster.
If she wanted a better job, Alison knew she would have to attain some additional skills.
Very few people attain this position before the age of 40.
They attained their goal mainly through hard work and determination.