grow out of

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(intr, adverb + preposition) to become too big or mature forshe soon grew out of her girlish ways



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Idioms and Phrases with grow out of

grow out of


Develop or come into existence from. For example, This article grew out of a few scribbled notes, or Their mutual trust grew out of long acquaintance.


Also, outgrow. Become too large or mature for, as in The baby's grown out of all her dresses, or He will outgrow these picture books in a few months.

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