turn out to be

turn out to be someone or something

to develop or become someone or something in the end. In the end, he turned out to be a handsome prince in disguise. The previous prince turned out to be a frog.
See also: out, turn
References in classic literature ?
But I shall be surprised if it does not turn out to be correct.
And if they turn out to be two, is not each of them one and different?
In the end, the queer perspective of gay bloggers may turn out to be the most effective route yet to visibility.