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"Hello! Could you tell me the difference between migrate and immigrate and how to use them please? Thank you!"

Yu Zi


'Migrate' and 'immigrate' are both verbs meaning moving from one place to another, but what are the differences?

Workers from the countryside migrate to big cities to look for work.

Swallows migrate south in winter.

During the 1950s, lots of people were encouraged to immigrate to the UK.

Join Feifei as she explains the difference between 'migrate' and 'immigrate'.

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