[Grammar] Turn out : definition and grammar

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vestcil

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We are turning out a lot of second-generation hotel owners," said Chekitan Dev

In this context, they were talking about hotel business, and this sentence above talks about the change of generation.
But is this correct gramatically? Isn't this like this form? "We are turning out to a lot of second-generation hotel owners"

And the meaning is what? 'showing' 'becoming' or 'changing'?
 

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I would read "turning out" to mean something like "producing." I would understand "2nd generation hotel owners" to mean people who own hotels whose parents also owned hotels.
 

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I agree with Soothing Dave. And the "to" after turning out is definitely wrong.
 
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