Janet Miles, CAP-OM (janetmiles) wrote,
Janet Miles, CAP-OM
janetmiles

A pet peeve

I really dislike "grow" as a transitive verb except for agricultural crops. "She grows corn and wheat" is fine; "we are growing our business" makes my brain itch.

I don't mind it as an intransitive verb. "The business is growing" sounds fine to me.
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