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grow out of something

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

grow out of something (DEVELOP)

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

grow out of something (STOP LIKING)

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

grow out of something (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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