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English definition of “put down roots”

put down roots

If you put down roots in a place where you have moved to live , you make new friends and join in new activities there so that you feel it is your home .Living or sleeping somewhere
(Definition of put down roots from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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