English version

grow up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgrow up phrasal verb1 ADULTto develop from being a child to being an adult What do you want to be when you grow up? I grew up in Chicago.2 grow up! spoken used to tell someone to behave in a more responsible way, like an adult3 GROUP OF PEOPLEto start to exist or develop gradually Trading settlements grew up by the river. grow→ See Verb table
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grow upThis is the neighborhood where my father grew up.We plan to go and live in Florida when the children have all grown up.What do you want to be when you grow up?Margaret Hallworth was born in Manchester but grew up in North Wales.I grew up on a farm in eastern Pennsylvania.
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Verb table
grow
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theygrow
he, she, itgrows
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theygrew
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave grown
he, she, ithas grown
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad grown
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill grow
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have grown
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam growing
he, she, itis growing
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you, we, theyare growing
Past
I, he, she, itwas growing
you, we, theywere growing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been growing
he, she, ithas been growing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been growing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be growing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been growing
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