Use of the structure “Make something [adjective]” confuses me in sometimes. I wonder if use of it below correct .

I made lights solar-powered.

In this sentence i want to convert my house’s lights into solar powered lights.

Does this sentence have same meaning?

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  • I made my lights into solar-powered lights. [or ones]

The idiom is: to make something into something else.

The kids hated spinach. So we made eating it into a game. :)

  • I thought make something + adj gives same meaning in this sentence ,as “solar-powered “ is adjective . Is it totally wrong or does it give different meaning ?
    – user90151
    Nov 1, 2019 at 22:41
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    Not in this case. made something into something =transform something. [not give meaning, have meaning].I made my sheets into a duvet cover. I made his clothes into a costume.
    – Lambie
    Nov 1, 2019 at 22:45
  • I understood. Thanks a lot .
    – user90151
    Nov 1, 2019 at 22:46

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