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grow up
verb + adverb

Translation of grow up in Spanish:

  • 1 (spend childhood)
    she grew up in New York
    se crió en Nueva York
  • 2 (become adult)
    hacerse mayor
    when I grow up …
    cuando sea grande or mayor …
    grow up!
    ¡no seas infantil!
    to grow up into something
    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 …
  • 3 (arise) (friendship/custom/feeling)
    nacer [literary]
    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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