grow into
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to become)
a. convertirse en
Ines wasn't very motivated when she was younger, but she's grown into hard worker.Inés no era muy motivada cuando era más joven, pero ya se ha convertido en una persona trabajadora.
b. transformarse en
Your brother has grown into a very creative artist.Tu hermano se ha transformado en un artista muy creativo.
2. (to become big enough for)
a. llenar
Tomas will grow into his father's old blazer when he's older.Tomás llenará el blazer de su padre cuando sea mayor.
3. (to get used to)
a. acostumbrarse
We're here to help you grow into your new role at the company.Estamos aquí para ayudarte a acostumbrarte a tu nuevo papel en la empresa.
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grow into
intransitive verb
1 [+clothes]
the trousers are a bit big but he'll grow into them los pantalones son un poco grandes pero ya crecerá y le sentarán bien
2 (get used to)
to grow into a job acostumbrarse a un trabajo
to grow into the habit of doing sth a set of clothes she was forced to wear until she grew into it I grew into the habit of visiting her every day
3 (become) convertirse en
he's grown into quite a handsome boy se ha convertido en un chico muy apuesto; to grow into a man hacerse un hombre
the seed grew into plants 2 metres tall the political row threatens to grow into a full-blown crisis she has grown into a beautiful woman the boys grew into men uncontrollable children grow into young criminals
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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