develop from

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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The 1982 Mexican crisis took about six months to develop from the peso's devaluation in February to mid-August, when it became clear that the Mexican authorities would be unable to service their sovereign obligations.
* Should initiation of contact develop from an existing friendship or social or personal relationship?