put roots down

put roots down

To establish something, someone, or oneself as a permanent resident or establishment in a certain place. I'd been living in this country for a few years, but it wasn't until I had kids that I felt like I had really put roots down here. The company is keen to put roots down in the region, which they see as a huge untapped market.
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put roots down (some place)

to settle down somewhere; to make a place one's permanent home. I'm not ready to put roots down anywhere yet. I'm ready to put down roots someplace. I want to settle down. I want to put roots down and buy a house.
See also: down, put, root
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Now that he has put roots down, Ben, originally from Hastings, says he has no regrets and is even learning Welsh.
Adam continues "We want to create a community of people who want to live in our schemes longterm and put roots down and not necessarily Airbnb the space every other week."
If I ever decide to leave Liverpool, or I'm forced out, I could never put roots down anywhere that hasn't got a fine selection of pubs.
This change gives them the security and stability to put roots down in the country, which in turn will spur the housing market and fuel confidence.
It's a big, big problem in a lot of places, he said, and we wanted to be very mindful of not creating a development that was going to push people in Rockwood out somewhere else, but really give them an opportunity to really put roots down and not treat Rockwood as a transitional place.
TRefugees from dozens of countries have put roots down in the town after fleeing violence, persecution or even death in their home countries.
Crosbys' Andrew Wachsberger said: "We're delighted to see a new specialist craft beer bar put roots down in Newcastle.
INTEGRIS began working on plans to put roots down in the Milwaukee region in early 2015 and after several trips from Central Illinois were finally able to find a great landing spot in New Berlin, with the help of Kevin Crary of Capital Commercial.
Increasingly, Dubai is being viewed as a long term consideration for expatriates who are choosing to put roots down in the city and wish to purchase property as homes first foremost and not just assets to turn a profit.
A big emphasis is improving local services to encourage transient workers to permanently put roots down.
Whether he'll ever get the chance now to put roots down here now, well, it's not looking good.
It's great to have such a thriving brand name put roots down in Ireland.
The Beckhams, who currently live in a rented property in West London, are keen to put roots down in the capital.