as it/things turned out
as it turned out
As it transpired, often surprisingly or unexpectedly. I was worried when I saw all that traffic, but, as it turned out, I still got to work on time.
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as it/things turned ˈoutas later events showed: I didn’t need my umbrella as it turned out (= because it didn’t rain later).
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