Mar 2, 2017


7 cards
, 13 answers
  • 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!
    • Use the sentences in the study box to help you do these exercises.
      • Which one of the following does not explain the meaning of ‘grow up’?
        • to increase in size, number, etc.

      • Which of these are grammatically possible?
        • Grow up!
        • Grow yourself up!
        • She grew up.
        • She grew up her daughter.

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

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

      • Thomas and I  . . . 
        grew up
        together, so we’re very close.
        • grew
        • grew up

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

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

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