Definition of grow into phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


grow into

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb Youth
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Phrasal Verbs

    grow into something

    [no passive]
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  1. 1to gradually develop into a particular type of person over a period of time He’s grown into a handsome young man. See related entries: Youth
  2. 2(of a child) to grow big enough to fit into a piece of clothing that used to be too big The dress is too long for her now but she'll grow into it. See related entries: Youth
  3. 3to become more confident in a new job, etc. and learn to do it better She's still growing into her new role as a mother.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: grow into