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root sth out/up

phrasal verb with root uk   us   /ruːt/ verb
to remove a whole plant, including the roots, from the ground: I suggest you root out those weeds before they take hold.
Translations of “root sth out/up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 連根挖掉,連根拔出…
in Chinese (Simplified) 连根挖掉,连根拔出…
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