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Meaning of “put down roots” in the English Dictionary

"put down roots" in British English

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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 ​yourhome.
(Definition of put down roots from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"put down roots" in American English

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put down roots

to ​feel that you ​belong in a ​place: Very ​quickly, ​settlers in Oregon ​builttowns and put down ​roots.
(Definition of put down roots from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “put down roots”
in Chinese (Simplified) (在新的地方)定居开始新的生活…
in Chinese (Traditional) (在新的地方)定居開始新的生活…
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