GROW: to increase in amount, size, number, or sterngth
It can be used either as intransitive or transitive verb.
This word comes in handy when you want to describe that something is getting bigger, or incresing in number, over a period of time.
Using adverbs with "grow" can make your sentences more vivid and fun to read.
Examples of adverbs that can be used with “grow”.
▪️rapidly, quickly, immediately, exponentially
The boy’s confidence grew rapidly after his consecutive wins in the tournament.
▪️slowly, little by little, steadily, continuously
Weeds have grown steadily over the years until they covered the whole house.
The newly built buildings along the field have cast shadows on it over the summer, keeping the crops from growing properly.
To show how fast something grew...
grow by [ pace ]
(ex) His business has been growing by 10% every year.
I mentioned about confidence, weeds, and crops growing in my example sentences.
What else are there that can grow?
Take a look around. Do you notice anything that have grown over time?
Have they grown fast or slowly?
Let's talk about things around you that have grown using the word grow! @Teach
Let's have fun studying! You can look out for the word "grow", and when you find one in actul use, you can copy the sentence and paste it in the thread here as our learning material, too.