Значение идиомы root-bound

[root-bound] {adj.} 1. Having a limited amount of space for rootgrowth.

After seven or eight years day lilies become root-bound andwill not bloom well unless they are divided.

2. Liking the familiarplace where you live and not wanting to go away from it; having asentimental attachment to one place.

Mr. Jones has lived inConnecticut all his life. He is too root-bound to consider moving toanother state.


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