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grow out of sth

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

grow out of sth (CLOTHES)

If ​childrengrow out of ​clothes, they ​become too ​big to ​fit into them.

grow out of sth (INTEREST)

If you ​grow out of an ​interest or way of ​behaving, you ​stop having or doing it as you ​becomeolder: Lucas says he ​wants to ​join the ​army when he ​turns 18, but I ​hope he'll ​grow out of the ​idea.

grow out of sth (IDEA)

If an ​ideagrows out of another one, it ​develops from it: The ​idea for the ​storygrew out of a ​strangeexperience I had last ​year.
(Definition of grow out of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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grow out of sth

phrasal verb with grow uk   us   /ɡrəʊ/ verb (grew, grown)
to ​happen as a ​result of or as a ​naturaldevelopment from something: The ​equityboom of the 1980s and 1990s ​grew out of the crushing ​bearmarket and ​stagflation of the 1970s. Our ​company actually ​grew out of a ​failed attempt at ​creating a ​socialmediaapplication.
(Definition of grow out of sth from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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