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落叶归根

luò yè guī gēn

Literal Meaning 字面意思

Leaves fall back to the roots

Definition 定义

To return home after a long time away

Similar English Idioms 相似英文习语

Return to the fold; home sweet home

Example 例句

在海外奋斗多年后,这位获奖无数的科学家决定落叶归根,回到自己的家乡作出贡献。 After living overseas for many years, the award-winning scientist returned to her roots, because she wanted to contribute to her homeland.

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