English as a Second Language/Grammar


May I ask is the following statement grammatically correct?

I have grown. Trying to say I grow older than before.

I saw some articles wrote " I have grown." however I thought it should be "I have grown older" or "I have grown up"

Hello Raymond,

"I have grown." doesn't convey the meaning you intended so I'd say "I have grown older." or "I have grown up."

I'd be curious to see articles where the sentence stops after "grown" - so if you could follow up with me and share some, I'd really appreciate it. No rush and I understand if you can't find them.

I hope this helps.



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