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"A menina cresce."

Translation:The girl grows.

May 9, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AyrtonSmith

Wait, can we not use this for growing plants?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Danmoller

No. "Crescer" is only to "get bigger" in Portuguese.

A plant can "crescer":

  • A planta cresce = The plant grows (bigger)

But if you want the girl to grow plants, then you'd have to use other options:

  • A menina planta plantas = The girl plants plants
  • A menina cultiva plantas = The girl grows plants

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Anthony7852

what form of cresce is "Cresça" from the song "quero ser feliz tambem" ?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Paulenrique

In this song, it is imperative: cresça (http://www.conjuga-me.net/verbo-crescer).


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Thalesson

Is there any difference between "grows" and "grows up"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ThanKwee

I would probably say "She grows up". "She grows" is correct but sounds kind of weird to me.

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