Grow Up

How to Conjugate Grow Up

  • Infinitive: Grow Up
  • Present Tense: Grow Up/ Grows Up
  • -ing Form: Growing Up
  • Past Tense: Grown Up
  • Past Participle: Grown Up
Grow Up is a non-separable phrasal verb and has 2 definitions.

Definitions of Grow Up:

1. When you physically change from a child to an adult.

Examples: When I grow up, I want to become a rock star!
Growing up in a different country from where you’re born is tough for many kids.

2. To act more mature.

Examples: Oh, grow up! You’re behaving worse than your little brother.
Mike’s girlfriend broke up with him because he wouldn’t grow up.

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