raise (animals)

You can "grow" vegetables, but you can't "grow" animals. You have to "raise" them:

We're growing tomatoes, carrots, herbs, all kinds of stuff.

When I was a kid, my uncle used to raise sheep.

To "raise" something means to help it grow. Things that you can "raise" include:

  • raising crops
  • raising animals
  • raising children

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