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grow into something

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


to ​become a more ​completelydevelopedtype of ​person or thing: We ​want these ​children to grow into ​responsible adults. Founded by the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, Kitimat grew into a ​sawmilltown.


to ​becometall enough or ​big enough to ​wear or use something: Never ​buy a ​bike that’s too ​big and ​expectyourchild to grow into it.
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