In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(spend childhood)criarseshe grew up in New York — se crió en Nueva York
2(become adult)hacerse mayorwhen I grow up … — cuando sea grande / mayor …
- grow up! — ¡no seas infantil!
- to grow up into sth — convertirse en algo
- I want them to grow up into warm human beings — quiero que se conviertan en / que lleguen a ser personas con calor humano
- she grew up to become the first woman to … — llegó a ser la primera mujer que …
3(arise)surgirnacer literarytheir business has grown up out of nothing — su negocio ha surgido de la nada
- a small township grew up around the mine — un pequeño poblado se desarrolló alrededor de la mina
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