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  1. Anonymous
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    her health condition is terrible are not rooted in fact.

    Dear teacher, could you explain to me what is the meaning of the word
    rooted in this sentence. thank!

  2. Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    #2
    The sentence is inaccurate, but if something is 'rooted in fact' it is real, while this suggests taht her condition is imaginary.

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