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convert from (something)

1. To leave one religion in order to follow another. I converted from Catholicism to Judaism in preparation for my wedding.
2. To change or shift from one thing into another. Did she really convert from that shy kid into a punk rock singer?
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convert from something (into something)

 and convert (from something) (in)to something
to change from one thing into another. We converted from oil to natural gas to heat our house. I had hoped he would convert from an impatient youth into a relaxed gentleman. He did not.
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When his case occurred, for 15 days all the newspapers of Italy and Europe and the world talked about the problem of apostasy and the death penalty that Islam provides for those who convert to another religion.
This fact is important not only for Muslims who convert to Christianity but because, in the last 30 years, apostasy has become the main instrument to eliminate political adversaries.
It is legitimate that the Muslim communities present in our country request protection of their religious rights but, precisely because of this, they must recognize the same right to those who freely wish to convert to another religion.
For some who convert to Catholicism, the church's teachings on issues such as abortion and homosexuality are exactly what they're looking for.
If the MTA has to convert to clean diesel to get service out in the street, that option is far better than having people stranded.
Under this proposal, Series A Preferred Stock will convert to 20,746,888 shares of common stock at a conversion price of $.
Briskin and all other holders of Class B Common Stock will automatically, without any action by the remaining holders of Class B Common Stock, convert to Class A Common Stock pursuant to the Company's charter.
This keeps data sizes from exploding and avoids the long run-times experienced by traditional tools, which require additional steps as they convert to closed, proprietary formats prior to exporting the data to mask writer formats.
MYTH: If I convert only nondeductible contributions, I can avoid any taxes when I convert to a Roth IRA.
Only five percent of Individual Retirement Account (IRA) owners have modified their IRA investments or decision to convert to a Roth IRA amid recent market volatility, according to the "Roth-o-Meter(SM)" survey released today by Fidelity Investments(R).
In addition to surveying IRA owners' investment behavior, the Roth-o-Meter explores what motivates individuals to open or convert to a Roth IRA, how these accounts are being funded and what the barriers are for those who have not yet done so.
The three stores that Federated plans to convert to Broadway clearance centers on an interim basis include the Broadway stores in Pasadena and Hawthorne, and the Weinstock's store in Stockton.