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el bisabuelo
great grandfather
el descendiente
descendent
el emigrante
emigrant
el esclavo
slave
el extranjero
foreigner
el inmigrante
immigrant
el mestizo
(indigenous and European person)
el mulato
(black and european)
el pariente lejano
distant relative
el refugiado político
political refugee
el residente
resident
el tatarabuelo
great great grandfather
la ascendencia
ancestry
buscar nuevos horizontes
to look for new horizons
la discriminación
discrimination
discriminar a alguien
to discriminate against someone
emigrar, la emigracion
to emigrate, emigration
el extranjero
abroad
hacer algo contra su voluntad
to do something against your will
hacerse ciudadano
to become a citizen
hacerse la América
to seek success in America
inmigar, la inmigración
to immigrate, immigration
la libertad
freedom
el orgullo
pride
recibir a alguien con los brazos abiertos
to receive someone with open arms
sentir nostalgia
to be homesick; to feel nostalgic about
sentirse rechazado
to feel rejected
ser bilingüe/trilingüe/políglota
to be bilingual/trilingual/ a polygot
ser mano de obra barata/gratis
to be cheap/free labor
ser oriundo/a de (ciudad o país)
to be originally from (city or country)
ser una persona de pocos recursos
to be low income person
ser una persona preparada
to have an education
tener incentivos
to have incentives
tener iniciativa
to have initiative
tener prejuicios contra alguien
to be prejudiced against someone
tener título
to have an education/ degree
tener un futuro incierto
to have an uncertain future
acabar/terminar
to run out (of)
caer
to fall
descomponer
to break down
olvidar
to forget
perder
to lose
quedar
to leave behind
quemar
to burn
romper
to break
a pesar de que
even though
!Caray!
Geeze!
Fuiste de Guatemala a Guatepeor
you went from bad to worse
Que cursi!
How tacky!
Que genial!
How great!