Dictionary source: WordNet 2.0
English to English translation of grow up
catch-phrase denoting a person's stupidity and uselessness (choko vine was once ubiquitous to Australian backyards, they were especially popular during the depression as they took little if any looking after (except perhaps for cutting back) and thus provided a cheap source of food; a tenacious and quick-growing plant it commonly spread from its source over and along fences, trellises, sheds, carports, and, naturally, outside dunnies)
(v.) = criarse. Ex:Some unfortunate children grow up as readers of James Bond, of dashing thrillers and the blood-and-guts of crude war stories. (v.) = surgir, desarrollarse. Ex:In the 1920s and 30s factory libraries grew up in all types of industries, particularly textile industries, but their size and quality varied.
Dictionary source: English Romanian Dictionary (MF)
English to Romanian translation of grow up v.i.: 1. a creşte, a se face mare. "He can look after me when he grows up." (Al. Sillitoe, Key to the Door) "When you grow up you will be as pretty as Mommy." (J. Updike, Couples) "And in Salinas, California, where I grew up, although we had some frost the climate was cool and foggy." (J. Steinbeck, Travels with Charley) 2. a se maturiza. "He was twenty-nine, but he was still a school-boy; he would never grow up." (W.S. Maugham, The Force of Circumstance)
»grow up vi (a)(become adult) grandir; I want to be a doctor when I grow up, je veux être docteur quand je serai grand; we didn't have television when I was growing up, nous n'avions pas la télévision quand j'étais enfant; (b)(behave like adult) he never grew up, il est toujours resté enfant; I wish you'd grow up!, j'aimerais bien que tu mûrisses!; (c)(develop) se développer, se faire jour; a theory has grown up that ..., une théorie s'est fait jour selon laquelle ...; a custom has grown up, la coutume s'est établie; a legend grew up around these events, une légende s'est développée autour de ces événements.