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tune
British English: /tjuːn/
American English: /t(j)un/

Translation of tune in Italian:

noun

  • 2 (Music) (accurate pitch)to be in, out of tune (Music)
    essere intonato, accordato, non essere intonato, accordato (with con)
    [figurative]
    essere in sintonia, in accordo, non essere in sintonia, in accordo (with con)
    to sing in, out of tune
    cantare in modo intonato, stonato
    an out-of-tune piano, violin
    un piano, violino scordato
  • 3 [informal] (amount)to the tune of
    per la bella cifra, somma di
    to be in debt, have costs to the tune of £50,000
    avere debiti, avere spese per la bella cifra di 50.000 sterline

transitive verb

Idioms

to call the tune

avere il controllo, comandare

to change one's tune, to sing a different tune

to dance to somebody's tune

piegarsi ai voleri di qualcuno

Phrasal verbs

tune in

1
sintonizzarsi, sintonizzare la radio
to tune in to
mettersi all'ascolto di (programme)
sintonizzarsi su (channel)
2 tune [something] in
sintonizzare (to su)

tune out

1 (American English) [informal] tune out 2 tune [somebody] out

tune up

1 (musician)
accordarsi
2 tune up [something], tune [something] up
accordare (musical instrument)

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