English grammar

Module 15, Troublesome Words 2, Lesson 10:

Emigrate vs. Immigrate

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English grammar

To "emigrate" is to leave one's country for residence in another. Example: I emigrated from my home country.

To "immigrate" is to come into a country of which one is not a native. Example: The person arrived in the new country as an immigrant.

Practice What You've Learned

English grammar
Directions:
Click to select the correct word usage in the following sentences.
1.
The U.S. Office of Immigration and Naturalization serves people who are (emigrants) (immigrants) to the United States.
2.
If I leave my homeland to live in another country, I (emigrate) (immigrate) from my homeland.
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If I come to live in a new country, I (emigrate) (immigrate) to my new homeland.
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Therefore, I (emigrate) (immigrate) out of a country to live in another.
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In like manner, I (emigrate) (immigrate) into a new country.
6.
When I leave my homeland, I am an (emigrant) (immigrant).
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When one emigrates from one country to another, one becomes an (emigrant) (immigrant) in the new country.
8.
As a U.S. citizen I may (emigrate) (immigrate) to any other country.
9.
People who come to live in the United States from other countries are (emigrants) (immigrants) in the United States.
10.
Persons who leave their homeland to settle in another country are (emigrating) (immigrating) from their country.
11.
Persons who come into a country to settle there are (emigrating) (immigrating) to the new country.
12.
My forefathers (emigrated) (immigrated) to the United States.
13.
Did your ancestors (emigrate) (immigrate) from Holland?
14.
An alien in a country is a person who has (emigrated) (immigrated) to that country.
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Recently, many (emigrants) (immigrants) have left Mexico to go to the United States.
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In the late 1800s some (emigrants) (immigrants) left their homes in northern Europe and went directly to the Midwestern United States.
17.
Did your ancestors (emigrate) (immigrate) from Germany?
18.
The early 1900s saw periods of (emigration) (immigration) to the United States from southern Europe.
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The majority of U.S. Citizens are descended from (emigrants) (immigrants) to America.
20.
We are a nation of (emigrants) (immigrants).
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