grow like a weed


chiefly US, informal
: to grow very quickly
Look at you! You're growing like a weed!

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Three of those are in Baldwin County, which continues to grow like a weed. Ramsey Archibald |, al, 13 Aug. 2021

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“Grow like a weed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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