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grow out of sth

verb uk phrasal verb with grow   /ɡrəʊ/ us    /ɡroʊ/ (grew, grown)

(CLOTHES)

If children grow out of clothes, they become too big to fit into them.Becoming biggerEnlarging and inflating

(INTEREST)

If you grow out of an interest or way of behaving, you stop having or doing it as you become older: He wants to join the army when he leaves school, but I hope he'll grow out of the idea.Stop having or doing something

(IDEA)

If an idea grows out of another one, it develops from it: The idea for the story grew out of a strange experience I had last year.Making progress and advancingBecoming better
(Definition of grow out of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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