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develop from (someone or something)

To grow and change from someone or something into someone or something else. Thanks to her public speaking class, Alicia has developed from a painfully shy girl into a confident speaker. My craft business developed from a passion for knitting.
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develop from someone or something (into someone or something)

 and develop (from someone or something) into someone or something
to grow or evolve out of someone or something into someone or something else. Her interest in music developed from a childlike curiosity to a full-fledged professional career. The flower developed from a little knot of a bulb.
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References in classic literature ?
The serf, in the period of serfdom, raised himself to membership in the commune, just as the petty bourgeois, under the yoke of feudal absolutism, managed to develop into a bourgeois.
The cells, derived from fertilized human eggs just before they would have implanted in the uterus, have the power to develop into many of the 210 different types of cells in the body - and probably all of them.
Guided then by the body's own internal regulatory signals, the cells would develop into new, young heart tissue, supplementing or replacing the heart cells already there.
Both research groups refer to their cells as ``pluripotent'' because, when injected into a mouse with no immune system the cells develop into many of the major tissues of the body.