123 Chinese Idioms (成语), 100 from the Singapore Primary School Curriculum List—more soon!
luò yè guī gēn
Literal Meaning 字面意思
Leaves fall back to the roots
To return home after a long time away
Similar English Idioms 相似英文习语
Return to the fold; home sweet home
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.