Translation of grow up in Spanish:

grow up

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
  • 1.1 (spend childhood) criarse* she grew up in New York se crió en Nueva York 1.2 (become adult) hacerse* mayor when I grow up … cuando sea grande or mayor … grow up! ¡no seas infantil! to grow up into sth convertirse* en algo, llegar* a ser algo I want them to grow up into warm human beings quiero que se conviertan en or que lleguen a ser personas con calor humano she grew up to become the first woman to … llegó a ser la primera mujer que … 1.3 (arise) [friendship/custom/feeling] surgir*, nacer* [literary/literario] their business has grown up out of nothing su negocio ha surgido de la nada a small township grew up around the mine un pequeño poblado se desarrolló alrededor de la mina
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