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tune / melodía
 
tune   [tju:n]
A. -noun
1. (=melody)   melodía (f)
(=piece)   tema (m)
(=song)   canciónoun (f)
·can you remember the tune?
·¿te acuerdas de la melodía or la masculineúsica?
·the cello has the tune at that point
·el chelo lleva la melodía en esa parte
·it hasn't got much tune
·no es muy melódico,   no tiene mucha melodía
a. [dance] tune =   canciónoun (f) bailable
b. come on, [give] us a tune!
(=singular)   ¡vamos, cántanos algo!
·he gave us a tune on the piano
·nos tocó un tema al piano
c. to [humorous] a tune =   tararear una melodía/canciónoun
d. [to] the tune of something   (literally)
·(sung) to the tune of Rule Britannia
·con la masculineúsica de Rule Britannia
(figurative)
·repairs to the tune of £300
·arreglos por la bonita suma de 300 libras
·he was in debt to the tune of £4,000
·tenía deudas que llegaban a 4.000 libras
e. to call the tune   llevar la voz cantante
f. to change one'noun tune   cambiar de parecer
g. to singular another or a different tune   bailar a un son distinto
·the same old tune: I'masculine bored with politicians singing the [same] old tune
·estoy harto de oír a los políticos siempre hablar de lo mismo
dance  
2. (=accurate pitch)
a. to be [in] tune
[instrument]   estar afinado
·he can't singular in tune
·no sabe cantar sin desafinar,   no sabe cantar afinado
b. to be [out] of tune
[instrument]   estar desafinado
·to go out of tune
·desafinar
·to singular out of tune
·cantar desafinado,   desafinar
c. to be in/out of tune [with] something/somebody
·he is in/out of tune with the people
·sintoniza con/está desconectado con el pueblo
·his ideas were in/out of tune with the spirit of his age
·sus ideas estaban a tono/desentonaban con el especiallyíritu de su época
B. -transitive verb
1. (music)
[+piano, guitar]   afinar
2. (mechanics)
[+engine, machine]   poner a punto,   afinar
3. (television, radio)   sintonizar
·you are tuned (in) to ...
·está usted sintonizando (la cadena) ...
·[stay] tuned to this station for a further announcement
·sigan en sintonía con esta emisora para escuchar otro anuncio
C. -intransitive verb
(television, radio)
·to tune [to] something
(to programme, channel)   sintonizar algo
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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