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  • grow — [ grou ] (past tense grew [ gru ] ; past participle grown [ groun ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 about children/animals ▸ 2 about plants/cells etc. ▸ 3 about hair/nails ▸ 4 increase in size ▸ 5 increase in success ▸ 6 develop character ▸ 7 start to have… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • grow */*/*/ — UK [ɡrəʊ] / US [ɡroʊ] verb Word forms grow : present tense I/you/we/they grow he/she/it grows present participle growing past tense grew UK [ɡruː] / US [ɡru] past participle grown UK [ɡrəʊn] / US [ɡroʊn] 1) [intransitive] if children or animals… …   English dictionary

  • accustomed to — If you are accustomed to something, you have become familiar with it and you no longer find it strange. Accustomed to usually comes after verbs such as be , become , get , or grow . It did not get lighter but I became accustomed to the dark. I am …   Useful english dictionary

  • accustomed — adjective 1 be accustomed to (doing) sth to be used to something: He was accustomed to a life of luxury. | I m not accustomed to getting up so early. | get/grow/become accustomed to: Her eyes quickly became accustomed to the dark 2 (only before… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • accustomed — ac|cus|tomed [əˈkʌstəmd] adj 1.) be accustomed to (doing) sth to be familiar with something and accept it as normal ▪ We were accustomed to working together. become/grow/get accustomed to sth ▪ Her eyes quickly became accustomed to the dark. 2.)… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • accustomed — adj. accustomed to sth VERBS ▪ be ▪ become, get, grow ▪ She had grown accustomed to his long absences. ADVERB ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • grow — v 1. increase, fill out, expand, develop, enlarge, swell, wax, become greater or larger; add to, augment, reinforce, supplement; double, triple, quadruple, multiply; extend, distend, stretch, spread; widen, heighten, lengthen, deepen, thicken;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • grow into — verb a) To grow in size, so as to be able to fit something (especially an item of clothing). His new jumper was a bit big for him, but hell grow into it in a couple of years. b) To become accustomed to something by maturing. At first, the new job …   Wiktionary

  • china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …   Universalium

  • China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …   Universalium

  • Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …   Universalium

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