Meaning of “make sth into sth” in the English Dictionary

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"make sth into sth" in British English

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make sth into sth

phrasal verb with make uk /meɪk/ us /meɪk/ verb made, made

B2 to change something into something else:

They've made the spare room into an office.

More examples

  • I made the leftover meat into a pie.
  • I made the silk into a dress.
  • The old buildings were made into classrooms.
  • I'd like to make these pieces of wood into a sculpture.
  • Shall we make this cloth into curtains?

(Definition of “make sth into sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)