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turn out

 
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turn
part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to come to be in a particular condition or state in the end.
I made some mistakes with the recipe, but the dessert turned out amazingly well.
definition 2: to be revealed as being a particular person or thing.
The man he introduced to us at the party turned out to be my husband's third cousin.The whole incident turned out to be a joke.