grow out of
This page is about the phrasal verb grow out of
If you grow out of something, you become too big for it or too old for it.
- grow out of When I was a kid we were so poor that I had to wear clothes that my older brothers had grown out of.
- grow out of sth Our little boy Jamie has grown out of his thumb-sucking habit at last. He's just turned four so he's too old for that now.
Nouns often used as objects with grow out of: pants, shirt, clothes, shoes, toys, hobby, bad habit, bad behaviour
The clothes that Sarah has grown out of are
Contributor: Matt Errey