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    #1

    emigrate and immigrate migrate

    1. please tell me the difference...could u also give example.

    2. I don't know if this is misconception, i always thought that migrate is followed by preposition " to "...is it always? thanks! i.e."migrate to"

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    #2

    Re: emigrate and immigrate migrate

    Emigrate- e for exit might help remember- it's leaving. I left the UK, so I emigrated from there. To the people where I live now, I have immigrated. Migration is just the movement.

    You can migrate to or from, depending on whether you talk about the departure or the arrival.

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