- 1.1 countable/numerable (melody) melodía (f); (piece) canción (f), tonada (f) I remember the tune, but not the words me acuerdo de la música pero no de la letra there's not much tune to his songs uncountable/no numerable sus canciones no tienen mucha melodía or no son muy melódicas I'm sick of hearing the same old tune estoy harto de oír siempre la misma cantinela [colloquial/familiar] to call the tune llevar la batuta or la voz cantante to change one's tune cambiar de parecer to dance to another tune ponerse* como una malva to the tune of sth expenses to the tune of $500 a day 500 dólares al día en concepto de gastos de representación to the tune of the Marseillaise con la música de la MarsellesaMore example sentences1.2 uncountable/no numerable (correct pitch) to sing out of tune desafinar, desentonar to sing in tune cantar bien this string is in/out of tune esta cuerda está afinada/desafinada to be in/out of tune with sth/sb a leader in tune with the people un líder en sintonía con el pueblo the building is quite out of tune with its surroundings el edificio desentona or no está en armonía con su entorno
- Jayachandran dismisses the allegation that some of the music composers lift the tune from old songs.
- For the fanfares and songs, the music director used tunes from Byrd's Battle and other programmatic courtly pieces.
- The music was some catchy tunes by Richard Rodgers that my friend and I were humming incessantly!
Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.
- 1.1 [Music/Música] [instrument] afinarMore example sentences1.2 [Cars/Automovilismo] [engine] poner* a punto, afinar
More example sentences1.3 [Radio] [Television/Televisión] sintonizar* stay tuned for more details para más información permanezca en nuestra sintonía
- It will take money to tune the pianos, but that is far less than what it would cost to purchase a new piano.
- Now this isn't the only way to tune musical instruments.
- Advertisements for a piano tuning school pictured a woman tuning an upright piano.
More example sentences
- What a difference in performance when your body, like your vehicle, is finely tuned and ‘adjusted’.
- If you show me a dad who thinks he's a great car mechanic, I will show you a badly tuned engine.
- Before tuning the engine, you must use a fuel injector additive to improve injection.
More example sentences
- Some radio telescopes can be tuned to this frequency, but some simply can't.
- This Radio is tuned to ‘inspirational’ easy listening and that's all we get.
- One radio was tuned to the tanker-control frequency and the other radio directly to the tanker.
- Louise ruefully confessed she rarely tunes in to watch television these days.
- Listeners can also tune in to BBC Radio Cambridgeshire who will broadcast from many of the buildings on the day.
- Millions of fans will be tuning in to watch the match on television.
tune inverb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
- 1.1 [Radio] [Television/Televisión] to tune in
tosth sintonizar* ( con) algo tune in (to us) again tomorrow sintonícenos otra vez or sintonice otra vez con nosotros mañana 1.2 (become receptive) [colloquial/familiar] to tune in tosth sintonizar* conalgo to tune in to sb's way of thinking sintonizar* con la manera de pensar de algn
- verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento (stop listening to) [colloquial/familiar] [speaker] dejar de prestar atención; [news] dejar de escuchar 1.1verb + object + adverb/verbo + complemento + adverbio (exclude) [interference/signal] deshacerse* de
tune upverb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
- [Music/Música] afinar