- The epicotyl was difficult to root, the root rate was 5% and only one adventive root could be induced, but it could induce branch roots.
- It is vain to attempt to root out heresy by force.
- The gardener tore up the plant, root and all.
- The plant has not struck root yet.
- Unhappiness is the root cause of his illness.
- Idleness is the root of all evil.