grow from (something)
1. To develop from a particular starting point or thing. Usually said of plants. What do tulips grow from? Bulbs?
2. To change and mature after having had a particular experience. That break-up was really painful, but I did grow from it—now, I only date people who truly care about me.
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grow something from something
to propagate a plant from a seed, bulb, corm, etc. I grew these tomatoes from seeds. Can you grow a mango tree from a seed?
grow from something
to develop and grow from a seed, bulb, corm, etc. This huge tree grew from a little seed. What kind of plant grows from this bulb?
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