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Grow Out Of

How to Conjugate Grow Out Of

  • Infinitive: Grow Out Of
  • Present Tense: Grow Out Of/ Grows Out Of
  • -ing Form: Growing Out Of
  • Past Tense: Grew Out Of
  • Past Participle: Grown Out Of
Grow Out Of is a non-separable phrasal verb and has 3 definitions.

Definitions of Grow Out Of:

1. To become too big or too tall for your clothes.

Examples: I don’t understand why people spend so much money on baby clothes when they grow out of them so fast.
Jasmine donated all of the clothes she grew out of to charity.

2. When you lose interest in something or someone due to age and/or maturity.

Examples: I used to go out every weekend, but I grew out of it.
Dana grew out of her career as a lawyer, so she became a comedian.

3. When something results or develops from something.

Examples: The idea to live in Barcelona grew out of a film she’d seen about the beautiful city.
Sharon’s passion for fashion grew out of her admiration for Elizabeth Taylor’s wardrobe.

See our complete list of English phrasal verbs.