take root

take root(
teyk
 
rut
)
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (botany)
a. echar raíces
Some plants can take root in water.Algunas plantas pueden echar raíces en el agua.
b. arraigarse
It is important to water a sapling daily as it takes root.Es importante regar un árbol joven mientras se arraiga.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to become established)
a. arraigar
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
The children suggested the town needed its own library, and the idea quickly took root among community members.Los niños sugirieron que el pueblo necesitaba su propia biblioteca, y la idea rápidamente arraigó en la comunidad.
b. echar raíces
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
What was a small subculture has taken root across the country.Lo que empezó como una pequeña subcultura ha echado raíces en todo el país.
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