as it 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.
See also: out, turn

as it/things turned ˈout

as later events showed: I didn’t need my umbrella as it turned out (= because it didn’t rain later).
See also: out, thing, turn
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