grew up
To grow up is to change from being a child to an adult.
Example: Children grow up quickly these days.
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Port Noarlunga
Port Noarlunga is a town south of Adelaide in South Australia.
drawing bug
A bug in this sense is the intense desire to do something.
took up
started an activity
Example: I've decided to take up swimming.
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turn into
become
spent
Here spent is the past tense of the irregular verb spend. Follow the link below to find out more and to listen to
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taught
Here taught is the past participle of the irregular verb teach. Follow the link below to find out more and to listen to some examples.
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led
Here led is the past tense of the irregular verb lead. Follow the link below to find out more and to listen to
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off the top of my head
Something that is off the top of your head is something that you have thought of without much effort.
hair of the dog
Hair of the dog is an alcoholic drink taken in the morning in the effort to cure a hangover.