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grow apart

(also grow away from sb)
phrasal verb with grow uk   /ɡrəʊ/  us   /ɡroʊ/ verb (grew, grown)
If two ​people in a ​closerelationshipgrowapart, or if they ​grow away from each other, they ​graduallybegin to have a less ​closerelationship, usually because they no ​longer have the same ​interests and ​want the same things: There was nobody ​elseinvolved - we just ​grewapart.
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