Friday, June 17, 2011

Turn into


“Turn into” is a phrasal verb which means to “become” or “transform into”.

1. At midnight, Cinderella’s carriage turned back into a pumpkin and her horses turned back into mice. Here’s the full story: http://www.ivyjoy.com/fables/cinderella.html

2. When Bruce Banner gets angry or frustrated he turns into an enormous green monster, otherwise known as “The Incredible Hulk”.

3. Some people turn into a totally different person when they are driving. They will become aggressive and may shout verbal insults at other drivers, make rude gestures or drive recklessly (dangerously). This is called “road rage”.


4. North Korea threatened more than once to turn Seoul (South Korean Capital) into a “sea of flames” if they did not turn down the music they were blasting across the border.

5. With the revolution sweeping across the Middle East and Northern Africa, several countries in the region are turning into democracies.

1 comment :

  1. Do you turn into a "monster" when you're driving?

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