take root

  1. become settled or established and stable in one's residence or life style
    He finally settled down
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How To Use take root In A Sentence

  • When I read the poets of my bioregion I feel their words slide off the printed page, germinate - take root.
  • Take root cuttings of oriental poppies and eryngiums and put in pots of sandy soil in the cold frame.
  • Proposals for densification or adopting urban housing models are understandably slow to take root and have yet to make any discernible impact on the relentless march of subtopia.
  • But this view of our history did not take root, and now the usual opinion on Bent is that he was a factious opponent of the good governor who stood up for convicts.
  • The last thing they wanted was to allow baronial power to take root in the Indies.
  • The human spirit is not dead. It lives on in secret.... It has come to believe that compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind. Albert Schweitzer 
  • Without a sensible sex education all kinds of strange and fantastic ideas will take root.
  • After the tree was uprighted, dirt had to be replaced to let it take root again. Gator Country cleanup
  • Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth. 
  • Democracy will struggle to take root if abusive police practices and corrupt judges flourish.
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