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Old October 07, 2017, 08:49 AM
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I don't believe the expression to be derogatory. The English equivalent (Indian file) isn't considered pejorative, but only seems outdated to me. I believe the Spanish expression to be commonly used.
If you'd rather use another phrase, you can say:
en fila
en línea
uno detrás del otro
uno tras otro
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