grow on

phrasal verb

grew on; grown on; growing on; grows on
: to become more appealing to (someone) as time passes
Try the drink again—it grows on you.
I didn't like him at first, but he's starting to grow on me.

Examples of grow on in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Avocados growing on trees in an orchard in the municipality of Ario de Rosales, in the Michoacan State, Mexico, on September 21, 2023. CBS News, 21 June 2024 The bridge is also expected to have an economic benefit, Goodman said, as development grows on the east side of the creek. Vivian Barrett, The Arizona Republic, 17 June 2024 There’s a cornucopia of reasons why fruit and vegetables grown on this South American country’s high-altitude slopes are fuller in flavor. Juliet Kinsman, Condé Nast Traveler, 22 June 2024 Share [Findings] Terrestrial bacteria can grow on extraterrestrial nutrients; the black hole nearest Earth was discovered in the constellation Telescopium; and X-ray experiments conducted at the European Synchrotron indicated that moisture is destroying The Scream. Rafil Kroll-Zaidi, Harper's Magazine, 19 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for grow on 

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“Grow on.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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