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He won and converted the penalty, making it six times he has scored or made a goal. The Sun (2016)He admitted converting criminal property and his case was adjourned at the Old Bailey. The Sun (2017)Helps the body convert food into energy. The Sun (2007)This phase is about converting stored fat to fuel to be transformed into muscle. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They are having a revival meeting there and you just get converted all over again. Christianity Today (2000)Common to all these capitalist converts is the enthusiastic embrace of the culture of debt. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They also take nitrogen from the atmosphere and convert it for use for future plants. Times, Sunday Times (2012) One more convert for the temple of jump racing. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There are few beaches so perfect that they can convert a pool person into a beach person. Times, Sunday Times (2012)At the heart of her appeal is the fact that she is a comparatively recent rural convert. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The changes will make it easier for abandoned commercial property to be converted for residential use. The Sun (2011)It is more likely to preach to the converted than change minds. Times, Sunday Times (2008)All of these can be converted by the body into fat or energy. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)The island is about to be converted into a luxurious resort. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Just convert the tapes with this brilliant gizmo. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But he has been an enthusiastic convert. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The six new squash courts can be converted for use as four doubles courts. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is therefore much more complex than you would think to convert from one to the other. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You may also need to convert them to another format if you want to use a different web browser. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But he did find that most converts were unable to get the support they needed from their local mosque. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Will shoppers who have preferred the chain's rivals become converts? Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is no need for one culture to impose its view on another or to convert those in other parts of the world. Phoenix From the Flame (1994)A converted penalty try three minutes from time set the seal on a characterful display. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Scored the equaliser and conceded a penalty before converting the decisive spot-kick with what may be his last act for the club. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The Methodist Chapel has recently been converted in a contemporary style that highlights its original features. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'convert'
British English: convert /kənˈvɜːt/ VERB
To convert one thing into another means to change it into a different shape or form.
By converting the loft, they were able to have two extra bedrooms.
The signal will be converted into digital code.
- American English: convert
- Arabic: يَتَحَّوَلُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: converter
- Chinese: 转换
- Croatian: pretvoriti
- Czech: změnit
- Danish: konvertere
- Dutch: converteren
- European Spanish: convertir
- Finnish: muuntaa
- French: convertir
- German: umwandeln
- Greek: μετατρέπω
- Italian: convertire
- Japanese: 変える
- Korean: ...을 (...으로) 변하게 하다
- Norwegian: omforme
- Polish: przerobić
- European Portuguese: converter
- Romanian: a converti
- Russian: трансформировать
- Spanish: convertir
- Swedish: omvända
- Thai: เปลี่ยน
- Turkish: değiştirmek dönüştürmek
- Ukrainian: перетворювати
- Vietnamese: chuyển đổi
British English: convert NOUN
A convert is someone who has changed their religious or political beliefs.
She, too, was a convert to the idea.
Definition of convert from the Collins English Dictionary
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