V to n

I.1 The 'change' group

These verbs indicate that something changes to something else.
The verbs convert, shade, and turn are link verbs (see Chapter 5).
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.
  • change
  • convert
  • crumble
  • drop
  • extend
  • pale
  • rise
  • shade
  • sink
  • turn
  • The verbs change and turn also have the pattern V from n to n (see Section 18 above).

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