grow apart
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grow apart(
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. distanciarse
Alicia worried that her parents were growing apart now that she had moved out.Alicia temía que sus padres se estaban distanciando ahora que ella se había independizado.
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grow apart
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (people)
a. distanciarse
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grow apart
[+friends] distanciarse; [+couple]
he and his wife grew apart la relación entre él y su mujer se entibió or se debilitó
the simple truth is that Anne and Mark had just grown apart - there was no third party involved the couple grew apart because the 31-year-old musician lives with his band in Los Angeles and Britt works in Sweden and England after college I grew apart from a lot of my friends I realized that my mother and I grew apart when I got promoted to an executive job
couples often grow apart as they get older a menudo las parejas se van distanciando con la edad
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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