“Grow” vs “Grow up”
Remember that “Grow” and “Grow up” are very different. I hear this mistake almost every day. The solution is simple.
“Grow” is physical and “Grow up” is emotional.
Incorrect: The economy is growing up.
Correct: The economy is growing.
Incorrect: I grew in France.
Correct: I grew up in France.
* “Grow up!” is an insulting phrase you use when you think someone is being immature.