Translation of "grow out of sth" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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grow out of sth

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


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



If you grow out of an interest or way of behaving, you stop having or doing it as you become older.

Lucas says he wants to join the army when he turns 18, but I hope he'll grow out of the idea. 他畢業後想去參軍,但我希望他隨著年齡的增長會改變這種想法。


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. 這部短篇小說的構思源自我去年的一次奇特經歷。

(Translation of “grow out of sth” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)