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    Hi - when do you use "convert into", and when "convert to"?

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    Re: convert into - convert to

    Quote Originally Posted by Mette View Post
    Hi - when do you use "convert into", and when "convert to"?
    If you convert A into B, then A generally becomes B.
    'Convert to' is used more generally.
    You can convert a car to LP gas (to use LP gas), or but you can't convert it into LP gas.
    You can convert (change) a $10 note to two $5 notes; but it's illegal to try to convert it into two $5s.

    Probably not everyone makes this distinction; but if you need one, that's it.

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