put down roots

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put down roots

  1. (idiomatic) to do things which show that one wishes to stay put
    It might be hard for her to leave London after all these years, she's put down roots there.
  2. (idiomatic) to feel that one belong in a place
    I haven't put down roots in this town yet, 'cause I've got trouble making friends here.