since 1997, the world's premier FREE website for learners + teachers of English
Phrasal Verbs

grow on

This page is about the phrasal verb grow on

Meaning

If something grows on you, you gradually start to like it, even though you didn't like it much at first.

For example

  • grow on sb I didn't like the music at first, but it's grown on me and I like it a lot now.

  • has grown on sb David really didn't like New York when he first went there, but he says he loves it now. I guess the city has grown on him.

Quick Quiz

Lee said she didn't like the apartment when she first moved in, but she says it's grown on her, so

a. she still doesn't like it

b. she likes it now

c. she wants to sell it

Phrasal verbs grammar

1000 Phrasal Verbs in Context ebook

Phrasal Verb of the Day

Contributor: Matt Errey