English version

root something ↔ up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishroot something ↔ up phrasal verbDLGto dig or pull a plant up with its roots root→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
root upEventually the roots will give up.The bigger the difference in shade between your own natural colouring and the new, the more your roots will show up.He pointed to a fresh cut on a scrawny root sticking up through the dust.
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Verb table
root
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyroot
he, she, itroots
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyrooted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave rooted
he, she, ithas rooted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad rooted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill root
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have rooted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam rooting
he, she, itis rooting
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you, we, theyare rooting
Past
I, he, she, itwas rooting
you, we, theywere rooting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been rooting
he, she, ithas been rooting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been rooting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be rooting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been rooting
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