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    Covert TO or INTO

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    What's difference between convert TO and convert INTO. For example, in this test what's wrong with convert TO. ( the correct answer would be convert into)

    This NTC delivery truck was converted .... a mobile work of art!

    1- up
    2- into
    3- from
    4- to
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    Re: Covert TO or INTO

    Simply, we convert one thing into another. You are going to have to learn that some verbs only go with specific prepositions.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Covert TO or INTO

    I beg to differ. If you refer to all the reliable dictionaries you can see that they say "convert" can follow with both TO and INTO. So convert INTO is not exclusive. It doesn't play the role the same as insist ON. that's why I've asked this question. I've found both TO and INTO simultaneously. Check the Longman out.


    http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/convert_1

    http://oald8.oxfordlearnersdictionar...ionary/convert

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    Re: Covert TO or INTO

    You're right, I should have said that they go with certain prepositions in certain contexts.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Covert TO or INTO

    We convert something into something else. We might personally convert, from one religion to another, for example.

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