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immigrate
used in Funny in Farsi

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Definition
come to live in a new country
  • Showing true immigrant tenacity, the owners added Chinese items as well.
    p. 150.7
  • Instead, I'm grateful for the wave of immigration that has brought Iranian television, newspapers, and supermarkets to America.
    p. 12.8
  • We remember the kindness more than ever, knowing that our relatives who immigrated to this country after the Iranian Revolution did not encounter the same America.
    p. 36.7
  • In America, I have an "ethnic" face, a certain immigrant look that says, "I'm not Scandinavian."
    p. 37.1
  • There, we stood out like a bunch of Middle Eastern immigrants in a town where everyone is blond and sails.
    p. 38.1
  • All of us immigrants knew that moving to America would be fraught with challenges, but none of us thought that our names would be such an obstacle.
    p. 62.4
  • Every once in a while, though, somebody comes up with a new permutation and I am once again reminded that I am an immigrant with a foreign name.
    p. 66.4
  • She was recently transferred to New York where, from what I've heard, she might meet an immigrant or two and, who knows, she just might have to make some room in her spice cabinet.
    p. 67.9
  • Now a cheerful, eager immigrant greets any marketer who calls the house.
    p. 79.7
  • After completing his education, he set up a practice in Southern California, joining the ranks of other hardworking immigrants pursuing the American dream.
    p. 101.8
  • I assume that since the wave of immigration after 1980, banks in America have noticed a sudden increase in demand for crisp bills in the month of March.
    p. 106.6
  • However, now that there are more Iranian immigrants in America, it is becoming far more enjoyable to celebrate Nowruz.
    p. 107.1
  • Perhaps the greatest irony in the wave of Iranian-hating was that Iranians, as a group, are among the most educated and successful immigrants in this country.
    p. 118.0
  • If there were ever a poster child for immigration, it would be Kazem.
    p. 118.3
  • Any immigrant who comes to this country and becomes a citizen and doesn't vote, according to him, should just go back.
    p. 118.5
  • Unfortunately, the students in my classes were quite a bit older than I was and most were newly arrived immigrants struggling to learn French.
    p. 139.4
  • Ever since immigrating to America, my aunt Sedigeh and uncle Abdullah had earned a living by translating official documents and serving as notary publics.
    p. 147.1

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