[QUICK ARTICLE] La Differenza Tra To Grow e To Grow Up

TO GROW

È il verbo che fa riferimento alla crescita fisica di una persona o di una cosa.
Aumentare le dimensioni secondo un processo naturale.
Espandersi (vd. gain) ➡ ‘The business grew under new owners’

  • The tree that my mom planted last year has grown so much, it’s three times the size it was a few months ago!

  • Look at how much you’ve grown! How tall are you now?

  • I want to work for a company that will allow me to grow both personally and professionally.

  • My hair grows so quickly, I need to get a haircut every month.

 

TO GROW UP

È il verbo specifico per il posto/ zona/ paese/ situazione economica/ periodo storico ecc..  dove/ in cui sei cresciuto oppure quando si parla di quanto è diventata matura una persona (es:You’ve really grown up, two years ago you never would have reacted so calmly!)

  • My parents grew up during The Great Depression so they were always very careful about money and spending because they knew what it was like to not have any.
  • They were born in Spain to Spanish parents but grew up in America so they speak both Spanish and English fluently.
  • I grew up on the same street that I am moving to next week, I’m so excited!
  • You’ve really grown up, two years ago you never would have reacted so calmly in this kind of situation!

 

!!ERRORE COMUNE!!

“I have grown up in my company and now I am a manager.” —> I have had the chance to grow in my company and now I am a manager. OR –> I have advanced in my company and now I am a manager.