grow into sth

grow into sth
UK US grow into sth
Phrasal Verb with grow({{}}/grəʊ/ verb (grew, grown)
to become or develop into something different: »

If problems are ignored, they often grow into emergencies.

»

We have grown into an internationally known company.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • into — before vowels; strong / Intu:/ preposition 1 INSIDE CONTAINER, PLACE, AREA in order to be inside something or to be in a place or area: I saw Jim this morning; he was going into the paper shop. | Sue got back into bed and pulled the quilt over… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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