Is it correct to say 'I have grown thin.'?

asked Aug 11 '13 at 05:13 Scarlet Darwin Contributor

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Technically, it's correct, but a little oxymoronic. When something grows, it gets larger. In your sentence, you are growing smaller. People usually say, "I have gotten thinner." or "I have lost weight."

link answered Aug 11 '13 at 12:59 Lewis Neidhardt Grammarly Fellow

Thanks Mr.Lewis.

Scarlet DarwinAug 12 '13 at 14:28

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