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grow out of something

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

(DEVELOP)

to develop from something that happened or existed before: The new law grew out of people’s dissatisfaction with the election results.

(STOP LIKING)

to stop having an interest in something or stop doing something as you become older: He wants to be a rapper, but I think he'll grow out of it.

(STOP FITTING)

to become too tall or too big to wear or use something: Mom said she wasn’t going to buy me something I was going to grow out of next week.
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