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tono

Translation of tono in English:

nombre masculino/masculine noun

  • 2 (tendencia, matiz) tone el tono general de la conversación fue amistoso the general tone of the conversation was friendly a tono con in keeping with, in tune with no estuvo muy a tono con la ocasión it wasn't very in keeping with the occasion para estar a tono con los tiempos to keep up with the times fuera de tono, su reacción estuvo bastante fuera de tono her reaction was rather out of place siempre hace comentarios fuera de tono he's always making inopportune remarks no venir a tono to be out of place ponerse a tono [familiar/colloquial] to get in the mood [familiar/colloquial] ser de buen/mal tono to be in good/bad taste

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