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grow out of sth

phrasal verb with grow
 
 
/ɡrəʊ/ verb ( past tense grew, past participle grown)
CLOTHES If children grow out of clothes, they gradually become too big to wear them: Adam's grown out of his shoes.Becoming biggerEnlarging and inflating
STOP to stop doing something as you get older: He still bites his nails, but hopefully he'll grow out of it.Stop having or doing something
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