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grow up

Meaning: to change from being a child to being an adult, or from being an immature adult to being a mature adult

For example:

  • grow up Adults often ask kids what they're going to be when they grow up.

  • grow up Rajiv was born in India, but he grew up in England.

Quick Quiz:

Isabel has grown up since the last time I saw her
  1. six hours ago
  2. six days ago
  3. six years ago

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