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transform

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtransformtrans‧form /trænsˈfɔːm $ -ˈfɔːrm/ ●●○ W3 AWL verb [transitive]  CHANGE/MAKE something DIFFERENTto completely change the appearance, form, or character of something or someone, especially in a way that improves it Increased population has transformed the landscape.transform somebody/something (from something) into something The movie transformed her almost overnight from an unknown schoolgirl into a megastar.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
transformWhen she smiled, her face was completely transformed.Of course it can be well worthwhile simply to transform cultured tissue in this way.In the last 20 years, Korea has been transformed into a major industrial nation.These bodies can not be considered truly incorrupt since the tissues are transformed into another substance.At rest the cricket looks like a dead leaf, but it transforms itself at the last moment.In a more limited sense, Piaget, like Hegel, is attempting to transform Kantian ontology into a dialectical movement.Under the program, the government sold shares to citizens for a nominal fee to quickly transform state enterprises into private companies.Francois Michelin describes this secret process as the equivalent of float-glass making, which transformed the manufacture of sheet glass.The new system transformed the way managers thought about their money.Well, you've certainly transformed this place - it looks great!transform somebody/something (from something) into somethingVlasov showed great energy and leadership qualities, transforming his division into a conspicuous example of efficiency.Or the architect, contractor and 27 subcontractors and their crews who transformed a gutted firetrap into a glowing gem?The Guinness bid transformed the company into an international giant and Ward had played a vital role in bringing this about.Invitro ras and p53 mutants cooperate to transform primary rat cells into cells capable of lethal tumourigenesis.To transform such funds into federal obligations, however, Congress must authorize such project funds.Ultimately, the new technology transforms the medium into something else.At night, the glare of the power station lights transform the complex into something like a beached transatlantic liner.Simple things that can be transformed through work into something that brings pleasure and satisfaction.
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Verb table
transform
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytransform
he, she, ittransforms
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytransformed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave transformed
he, she, ithas transformed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad transformed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill transform
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have transformed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam transforming
he, she, itis transforming
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you, we, theyare transforming
Past
I, he, she, itwas transforming
you, we, theywere transforming
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been transforming
he, she, ithas been transforming
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been transforming
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be transforming
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been transforming
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