immigrate emigrate
immigrate / immigrated / have immigrated

immigrate emigrate

immigrate emigrate

There are so many words in English that sound or look the same. Immigrate and emigrate are two of them. So which is it? Which one should you use and when? Is it immigrate emigrate?

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emigrate / emigrated / have emigrated
emigrate / emigrated / have emigrated

My grandparents emigrated from Ireland.
They were emigrants from Ireland.

 

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immigrate / immigrated / have immigrated
immigrate / immigrated / have immigrated


My grandparents immigrated to the United States.
They were immigrants to the U.S.

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