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uproot

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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uprootup‧root /ʌpˈruːt/ verb  1 DLG[transitive] to pull a plant and its roots out of the ground2 LEAVE YOUR HOME/COUNTRY[intransitive, transitive] to make someone leave their home for a new place, especially when this is difficult or upsetting He rejected the idea of uprooting himself and moving to America.
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Examples from the Corpus
uprootHe was born in Kalandya in 1956, two years after his parents were uprooted from a farm village west of Jerusalem.In 1854, my grandfather decided to uproot his family and move to Los Angeles.A further practice of goldfish is their digging habits, which will soon uproot plants.The great dislocation and uprooting that this seismic shift entails have had at least two results.The trunk is powerful enough to uproot trees or tear great limbs from their upper branches.
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Verb table
uproot
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyuproot
he, she, ituproots
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyuprooted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave uprooted
he, she, ithas uprooted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad uprooted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill uproot
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have uprooted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam uprooting
he, she, itis uprooting
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you, we, theyare uprooting
Past
I, he, she, itwas uprooting
you, we, theywere uprooting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been uprooting
he, she, ithas been uprooting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been uprooting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be uprooting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been uprooting
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