A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(immigration authorities)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. border patrol
Cállanse, chavos, que viene la migra.Be quiet, guys; the border patrol is coming.
b. immigration police
Nadie quiere que lo atrape la migra.No one wants the immigration police to catch them.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fam pey)
Regionalism used in Mexico
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
la migraUS police border patrol
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(Latinoamérica) immigration police o authorities
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Phrases with "migra"
Here are the most popular phrases with "migra." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
no manches, la migra
no way, border patrol
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