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idioms involving root
The love of money is the root of all evil
Greed is the cause of all problems
Tetsuji-san was honest and kind when he was poor. Now that he's rich, he's changed; it is true that money is the root of all evil.
To get rid of
We must root out the trouble makers without delay.
An idea or custom that begins to develop or to become established
The idea of starting her own company began to take root in Ito-san's mind.
Put down roots
To settle down, to choose a place to live forever
The Takanami family loves Kyoto so much that they decided to put down roots there.
To cheer for, to wish success for
Everyone is rooting for Sekine-san to win the singing competition.