One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Become gradually more appealing to (someone)‘the tune grows on you’
- ‘His poetry grows on you, as unobtrusively as he himself does.’
- ‘Sometimes a new car's appearance grows on you, sometimes it does not appeal at all.’
- ‘This is the kind of album that grows on you with every listen.’
- ‘It grows on you, which is what makes it a work of genius.’
- ‘And the damn thing grows on you, like the most insidious radio tunes.’
- ‘Boston grows on me more and more when I go down there, Providence too.’
- ‘But give the director that whim, and this film grows on you gradually.’
- ‘Although, I suppose, his face grows on you after a while.’
- ‘It looks like TV and has the jokey obviousness of TV, but I tell ya, it grows on you.’
- ‘Between them, they come up with a film that grows on you.’
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