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

Translation of tune in Italian:


  • 2 (Music) (accurate pitch)to be in, out of tune (Music)
    essere intonato, accordato, non essere intonato, accordato (with con)
    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


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

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