grow into

phrasal verb
grew into; grown into; growing into; grows into

Definition of grow into

1 : to become (something) as time passes She has grown into an accomplished and charming young woman. His small company has grown into a huge international corporation.
2 : to become large enough for (a certain size of clothing) Ben will grow into Billy's shoes in a year or two.

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“Grow into.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grow%20into. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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