- grow out of something
Meaning: get too big for
Example: Babies grow out of clothing so quickly!
- grow into something
Meaning: grow big enough to fit
Example: These pants are too big for him now, but he’ll grow into them soon.
- Hand something down
Transitive, Intransitive, Separable
Meaning: give something used to someone
Example: My mom saved some things to hand down to my sisters and I.
When I was a child I never had new clothes because I was the youngest and my mom would wait for my older sisters to grow out of their clothes so that she could hand down the clothes to me and I could grow into them.
- fall apart
Meaning: break into pieces
Example: My new soccer cleats fell apart after just a few games!
- go out
Meaning: leave home and go to a social event
Example: It’s Friday night. Let’s go out!
How many nights a week do you go out?
- go out with someone
Example: She has been going out with him since last year.
In the United States, it is normal for a couple to go out with one another for 2-3 years before getting married. Is it the same in your native country?