7 cards
, 13 answers
Feb 24
  • Study box. Read these sentences carefully.

    1. They moved around a lot while the children were growing up.
    2. He wants to be a firefighter when he grows up.
    3. I grew up in a big city.
    4. Oh, grow up! Stop being so childish!
    1. Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
      1. Which one of the following does not explain the meaning of ‘grow up’?
        1. to increase in size, number, etc.

      2. Which of these are grammatically possible?
        1. Grow up!
        2. Grow yourself up!
        3. She grew up.
        4. She grew up her daughter.

    2. Grow or grow up? Remember that ‘grow’ means ‘become bigger or taller’. Choose the best alternative:
      1. Hasn’t he  . . . 
        ! He’s nearly as tall as his father now!
        1. grown
        2. grown up

      2. That plant has really  . . . 
        since the last time I saw it.
        1. grown
        2. grown up

      3. Thomas and I  . . . 
        grew up
        together, so we’re very close.
        1. grew
        2. grew up

    3. Answer these questions, using the verb ‘grow up’:
      1. A: When you were a child, where did you live?
        B: I in big city.

        1. A: What did you want to be when you were an adult?
          B: I wanted to be a doctor when I .