grow away from

phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "grow away from":
present tense I/you/we/they grow away from he/she/it grows away from present participle growing away from past tense grew away from past participle grown away from
grow away from someone if you grow away from someone, your relationship gradually changes and you become less close to them

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