turn into vs turn in to : Common Errors in English

About turn into vs turn in to

Probably out of simple absentmindedness, an amazing number of Web pages of educational institutions call for people to fill out a form and “turn it into” some office or official. “Turn into” means “transform into.” Your fairy godmother can turn a pumpkin into a coach. The way to instruct someone to submit a document is “turn in to,” with a space between the “in” and the “to”: “turn your application in to the registrar.”Once you have your coach, you can turn into a driveway; but you cannot turn a form into a registrar unless you have very advanced origami skills.

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  1. AFRICA INVESTMENT: Africa's taste for a top tipple draws in luxury brands

    By Tim Cocks and David Dolan LAGOS/JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - With its rows of wooden shacks selling street food and cut-price haircuts, Lagos island's McCarthy Street isn't the kind of place you'd think to raise a glass of bubbly. But turn into a side door on one of its ramshackle buildings, and there's a small bar stocking Moet & Chandon, along with Hennessey brandy, Johnnie Walker whisky and ...
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Kidd must show he loves coaching as much as he enjoyed The Life as a player

    He Wasn’t going to turn into Jimmy Kimmel overnight, OK? Jason Kidd has spent a professional lifetime actively keeping his basketball commentaries drab, beige and safe. He finds a money quote, one that draws laughs, he’ll pound it over and over again like a butcher trying to tenderize...
    on June 14, 2013 Source: New York Post


    Will Lee turn into hired gun yet again?
    on June 14, 2013 Source: The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports

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