V to n
I.1 The 'change' groupThese verbs indicate that something changes to something else.
The verbs convert, shade, and turn are link verbs (see Chapter 5).The verbs change and turn also have the pattern V from n to n (see Section 18 above).
change convert crumble drop extend pale rise shade sink turn
Stir until the mixture changes to a smooth paste.
It has a tennis court that effortlessly converts to an ice hockey rink in the winter.
Her voice dropped to a whisper.
My Mexican adventure and the wonders of real Mexican food would soon pale to a distant memory once again.
A couple of months later, their euphoria had turned to gloom.