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He repented from his crime.
He repented of his crime.

Repentance takes for: He feels repentance for his sin.

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We arrived to the village at night.
We arrived at the village at night.

Use arrive in with countries and large cities. Mr Smith has arrived in London (or New York, India, etc.)

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My sister is good in maths.
My sister is good at maths.

Bad at, clever at, quick at, slow at, etc. However, weak in: He's weak in grammar.

He's good in class means that his conduct is good. 

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He plays regularly with that team.
He plays regularly for that team.
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The boys are tired from eating boiled eggs.
The boys are tired of eating boiled eggs.
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