Fred and Betty: Is this the End?
Episode 7: What Betty Saw
Betty: It was a hug which turned into a kiss Fred! I SAW YOU!!!
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Meaning: If something turns into something, it becomes something different.
Grammar: This phrasal verb must have an object. You can not separate the verb from its particle. The object is not usually a pronoun.
The water turned into ice - RIGHT
The water turned into it - RIGHT (this is rare)
The water turned ice into - WRONG
The water turned it into - WRONG
Example sentence: I'm scared of him. When he drinks too much beer he turns into a crazy madman.
Synonyms: become, change (into) transform (into), evolve (into), develop (into), metamorphosise (into)