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English translation: growing at a quicker pace than her strength is increasing

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English term or phrase:outgrowing her strength
English translation:growing at a quicker pace than her strength is increasing
Entered by: Michael Powers (PhD)
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12:13 Oct 24, 2007
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Medical - Medical (general) / literature
English term or phrase: outgrowing her strength
the peculiar fainting fits that their GP said were on account of Sylvia 'outgrowing her strength'

What does "outgrowing her strength' mean in this sentence?
xxxfortunetelle
Local time: 09:07
growing at a quicker pace than her strength is increasing
Explanation:
This is what I understood from this context.

Mike :)

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Note added at 4 mins (2007-10-24 12:18:09 GMT)
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I am assuming what the General Practitioner is referring to is a sudden growth spurt.

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Note added at 16 mins (2007-10-24 12:29:53 GMT) Post-grading
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You're welcome, fortunetellet65 - Mike :)
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Michael Powers (PhD)
United States
Local time: 02:07
Grading comment
Thanks.
Actually I had thought it was becoming too high for her strength but yours is perfect.
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4 +3growing at a quicker pace than her strength is increasing
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outgrowing heher strength
growing at a quicker pace than her strength is increasing


Explanation:
This is what I understood from this context.

Mike :)

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Note added at 4 mins (2007-10-24 12:18:09 GMT)
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I am assuming what the General Practitioner is referring to is a sudden growth spurt.

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Note added at 16 mins (2007-10-24 12:29:53 GMT) Post-grading
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You're welcome, fortunetellet65 - Mike :)

Michael Powers (PhD)
United States
Local time: 02:07
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 27
Grading comment
Thanks.
Actually I had thought it was becoming too high for her strength but yours is perfect.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Carol Gullidge
3 mins
  -> Thank you, Carol - Mike :)

agree  Patricia Townshend
10 mins
  -> Thank you, Patricia - Mike :)

agree  xxxAlfa Trans
2 days3 hrs
  -> Thank you, Marju - Mike :)
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Changes made by editors
Oct 24, 2007 - Changes made by Steffen Walter:
Term askedoutgrowing heher strength » outgrowing her strength
Oct 24, 2007 - Changes made by Michael Powers (PhD):
FieldArt/Literary » Medical
Field (specific)Poetry & Literature » Medical (general)
Oct 24, 2007 - Changes made by Michael Powers (PhD):
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/52429">Michael Powers (PhD)'s</a> old entry - "outgrowing heher strength" » "growing at a quicker pace than her strength is increasing"
Oct 24, 2007 - Changes made by Michael Powers (PhD):
Created KOG entryKudoZ term » KOG term


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