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emigrate from (some place)

To leave one country to live in another. My great-grandparents emigrated from Ireland when they were just kids.
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emigrate from (some place) to (some place)

To leave one country to live in another. My great-grandparents emigrated from Ireland to the US when they were just kids.
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emigrate to (some place)

To leave one country to live in another. My great-grandparents emigrated to the US when they were just kids.
See also: emigrate, to

emigrate to (some place) from (some place)

To leave one country to live in another. My great-grandparents emigrated to the US from Ireland when they were just kids.
See also: emigrate, to
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emigrate

(from some place)( to some place) to move away from a foreign land to a new land. My family emigrated from England to this country over two centuries ago. They emigrated to this country from England.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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International director at Lloyds Bank Richard Musty commented "Many parents are considering emigrating, not necessarily for career opportunities and financial reasons, but because many of them - nearly half - feel the quality of life for them and their families may be better elsewhere."
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There is no presumption that a parent should have the right to emigrate with their children however it is generally felt, rightly or wrongly, that if the plan is good, the reasons for emigrating are good, and all the factors above are good; permission will be given to emigrate.
This means many are emigrating to Australia where they can find work in hospitals instead of being given jobs here.
Heard, who used to live in The Raywoods, Nuneaton, and also in Leicester Street, Bedworth, before emigrating with his wife to Spain, is also charged with perverting the course of justice.
Walsh of Warrington (ECHO Letters, June 10) who is emigrating to Australia.
Since the recent Budget and all the price rises hitting the working class, as usual, it's little wonder we English are disheartened and emigrating in our hundreds.
According to the report, the majority of those emigrating reside in the border areas of the region.
The offers were made with Israel's official blessing and were additional to the usual state packages it provides to Jews emigrating from the diaspora.
David, who lived in Gateshead, before emigrating to Perth with wife Angie, 42, in 1990, used to work in shipyards and offshore in the North Sea.
The National Archives said people seeking to track ancestors emigrating from British ports will be able to search the online passenger lists of the ships transporting them.
Muslims have been emigrating to Europe in large numbers for decades, coming mostly from former French and British colonies in Africa and Asia, countries such as Morocco, Algeria, and Pakistan.
A few months later Shmiel pleaded for help in emigrating, even if only one of his daughters could escape.
Gay couples have also been emigrating to other of the nineteen countries that now allow similar unions or full marriage, such as Canada.