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 English Phrasal Verbs 

Commonly-used phrasal verbs.

 Phrasal Verbs with GROW 

Phrasal Verb Meaning Example
Grow apart Stop having a close relationship; become more distant "We used to be close friends but we've grown apart since I left London."
Grow back Grow again when cut (e.g. hair, nails, grass...) "We need to cut our nails regularly because they grow back very quickly."
Grow from Result or develop from something "A new treaty grew from the discussions."
Grow into Develop or change over time "The undisciplined boy grew into a responsible young man."
Grow into Become big enough to fit larger clothes "The coat is a bit big, but she'll grow into it."
Grow on Begin to like something you didn't like before "I didn't like his suggestion at first, but little by little the idea grew on me."
Grow out Let hair grow to get rid of the style/dye/perm, etc. "I don't like my hair permed. Now I'll have to let it grow out!"
Grow out of Become too big for your old clothes "She has already grown out of the shoes I bought her earlier this year!
Grow together Gradually become close, united or attached. "We grew together during our years in boarding school."
Grow up Spend one's childhood
Become an adult
"I grew up in a small village."
"Don't be so childish. You need to grow up!"

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