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evolve from (something) into (something)

To change or develop into a different form or thing. I heard that her latest work evolved from a short story into a novel.
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evolve out of (something) into (something)

To change or develop into a different form or thing. I heard that her latest work evolved out of a short story into a novel.
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(from something) (into something) and evolve out of something (into something) to develop from something to something else; to develop from a more primitive form to the present form. This creature evolved from a smaller, horselike creature into what we know as a horse. The human brain evolved out of a smaller and less complex form into the brain of today.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Alolan Ninetales is another PokAaAaAeA@mon that requires a special type stone to evolve. Once the player has obtained an Ice Stone, he or she can use it on the Ice-type Alolan Vulpix to turn it into the Ice/Fairy-type Alolan Ninetales.
We are going to evolve ourselves into non-existence.
From this starting point, how does one evolve to tiered storage services without placing the company's data at risk, or burying already shorthanded staff in a project heavy on documentation and light on implementation?
The modular design of the Cisco Aironet 1200 Series AP allows for both single- and dual-radio configurations for operation in both the 2.4 and 5 GHz unlicensed bands plus field upgradeability to modify these configurations as user requirements develop and the industry evolves. The factory standard version of the Cisco Aironet 1200 Series AP supports a single 802.11b radio module to accommodate Wi-Fi clients today.
He first demonstrated that a female's preference for flashy males evolves more from a need to recognize mates of the right species than from a desire to identify the fittest mating partner (SN: 2/6/93, p.84).
They studied a different gene, one that evolves more slowly than the one analyzed at Cornell.
When the researchers alter the chemical rules by which these proteins cut and splice each other, the whole set of molecules either evolves so that it can replicate itself or veers into a decidedly unlifelike chaos.
In agreement with experimental values, the new moel predicts that somewhere between two and 15 mutations occur before the antibody response matures, or evolves, to produce antibodies with an affinity that corresponds to an intermediate peak on the affinity landscape.