pour en arriver là

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pour en arriver là

Hello, 

05/10/2018 Writing Challenge 'Congratulations on your degree'

The translation of "We know that you worked hard to get there..." = "Nous savons que tu as travaillé dur pour en arriver là" 

Is it also possible to say "pour y arriver"? Why "en" if the verb is "arriver à"?

Thanks. 

Asked 1 year ago
ChrisC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor
You best consider "pour en arriver là" as idiomatic expression, meaning "to get there".

pour en arriver là

Hello, 

05/10/2018 Writing Challenge 'Congratulations on your degree'

The translation of "We know that you worked hard to get there..." = "Nous savons que tu as travaillé dur pour en arriver là" 

Is it also possible to say "pour y arriver"? Why "en" if the verb is "arriver à"?

Thanks. 

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