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English definition of “turn out”

turn out

(HAPPEN) phrasal verb with turn     /tɜːn/ US  /tɝːn/ verb
B2 to happen in a particular way or to have a particular result, especially an unexpected one: As events turned out, we were right to have decided to leave early. How did the recipe turn out?Occurring and happening B2 to be known or discovered finally and surprisingly: [+ to infinitive] The truth turned out to be stranger than we had expected. [+ that] It turns out that she had known him when they were children.Revealing secrets and becoming known
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