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树高千丈,叶落归根    Add to My Vocabulary

PinYin shù gāo qiān zhàng , yè luò guī gēn    Simplified 树高千丈,叶落归根    Traditional 樹高千丈,葉落歸根
  1. fig. a tree may grow a thousand zhang high, but its leaves return to their roots (proverb)
  2. fig. everything has its ancestral home
  3. in old age, an expatriate returns home

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