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grow into something

phrasal verb with grow  us   /ɡroʊ/ verb (past tense grew  /ɡru/ , past participle grown  /ɡroʊn/ )

(DEVELOP)

to become a more completely developed type of person or thing: We want these children to grow into responsible adults. Founded by the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, Kitimat grew into a sawmill town.

(BEGIN TO FIT)

to become tall enough or big enough to wear or use something: Never buy a bike that’s too big and expect your child to grow into it.
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