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If I say the sentence below 1. Does it sound unnatural 2. Or gramatically wrong ? 3. Or does it have the different meaning From the second sentence? If so will please kindly explain to me please?

I was glad to see the tree that I had raised for years

I was glad to see the tree that I had grown for years

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    Hello, 515. Do senses 12 and 13 given by Collins suggest that 'raise' would be used for an individual tree? (Even the use of 'grown for years' is questionable; who grew it after you'd stopped? Though using 'I grew a tree in the back garden' without an implied end-point / change of nurturer is idiomatic.) – Edwin Ashworth Sep 28 '17 at 8:46
  • I was glad to see the tree that I had raised for years is fine but use of it would be fairly obscure… – Robbie Goodwin Sep 29 '17 at 19:10

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