He went largely into defensive mode from the first bell, seemingly with the hope of letting Klitschko grow fatigued.
Instead, the muckraker only seemed to grow bolder and more dangerous with his every revelation.
That failure led to a recent headline in USAToday “For Mayer, a simple question: When will Yahoo grow?”
They could fix things and grow things and work with animals and do medical things and butcher pigs and put up preserves.
The sign held by a little girl in Elmira, New York: "When I grow up, I wanna be just like Gerry."
The plough looks a bit glum, but she'll grow to like us presently.
My land would not grow corn enough, or good enough for my necessity.
I think it necessary to refrain from doing so, but sometimes I grow forgetful.
What do they do but live and suck in sustenance and grow fat?
You'll make a nice feller when you grow up, 'fraid of your own shadow!
Old English growan (of plants) "to grow, flourish, increase, develop, get bigger" (class VII strong verb; past tense greow, past participle growen), from Proto-Germanic *gro- (cf. Old Norse groa, Old Frisian groia, Dutch groeien, Old High German gruoen), from PIE root *ghre- (see grass). Applied in Middle English to human beings (c.1300) and animals (early 15c.) and their parts, supplanting Old English weaxan (see wax (v.)).
Have you ever heard anything about God, Topsy? ... Do you know who made you?" "Nobody, as I knows on," said the child. ... "I spect I grow'd. Don't think nobody never made me." [Harriet B. Stowe, "Uncle Tom's Cabin," 1851]
v. grew (grōō), grown (grōn), grow·ing, grows
To increase in size by a natural process.
To develop and reach maturity.
To be capable of growth; thrive.