Grammar Patterns

V n from n or V n from n into n; V n into n

V n from n or V n from n into n; V n into n

All these verbs have the pattern V n into n. The verbs change, metamorphose, transform, and translate also have the pattern V from n into n. The verbs distil, divide, and sidetrack also have the pattern V n from n. The verb transplant has all three patterns.
I try not to get into conversation, as these people have a tendency to try to sidetrack you from your task.
He was sometimes sidetracked into power struggles.
By late 1917, London had been transformed from an open city into a defended location.
The old offices and storerooms were transformed into classrooms and workshops.
  • change
  • distil
  • divide
  • metamorphose
  • sidetrack
  • transform
  • translate
  • transplant
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