Meaning: Grow too large for clothes
Example: He GREW OUT OF those shoes in no time at all.
Meaning: Lose interest as you grow older or become more mature
Example: He was obsessed with computer games but the he GREW OUT OF them.
Meaning: Result or develop from
Example: The idea for the film GREW OUT OF an accident that happened to the director.
- International English
- Contributed By: Michael Belasco