English version

take root

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtake roottake roota) START something/MAKE something STARTif an idea, method, activity etc takes root, people begin to accept or believe it, or it begins to have an effect Economists believe that economic recovery will begin to take root next year. b) HBPif a plant takes root, it starts to grow where you have planted it root
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take rootFrom the day that Michael Codron became interested in producing the show, I felt the cutting take root.I was being pressed into the earth, taking root at last.Betty Caplan on the blossoming of an experimental theatre group Magdalena takes root.This plant propagates as speedily in deep water as in a marshy habitat, the thin rhizomes taking root quickly.These spores take root in the Night Goblin's flesh and gradually start to change him.Women's professional basketball has yet to take root in this country.Has democracy truly taken root in the hemisphere, they wonder.But the curious thing was that the idea had somehow and much against his will taken root in his consciousness.The formal idea of a society of Co-Workers took root gradually.
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