WordReference English Collocations © 2020
tuneⓘMost examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
- [whistled, hummed] a tune
- [hummed] along with the tune
- what tune are you [whistling]?
- a [sad, catchy, cheerful] tune
- that tune sounds familiar
- what is that tune from?
- recognize the tune
- name the tune in [two] bars
- [got, have] the tune stuck in my head
- sing show tunes
- the [guitar, trumpet] is [in, out of] tune
- was [singing, playing] out of tune
- their [ideas, proposals] are not in tune with ours
- idiom: to the tune of [ten million] dollars
- idiom: is singing a different tune
- idiom: will sing a different tune when
- idiom: you've changed your tune!
- idiom: calls the tune at [home, work]
- idiom: he who pays the piper calls the tune
- tune [a guitar, a piano, your instrument]
- tune in to the [program, station, webcast]
- tune in to our [program, show] next week
- tune in to [listen, hear]
- tune in your (favorite) [channels, stations, frequencies]
- tune them in
- tune (up) [a car, an engine, a bike]
- [musicians are, orchestra is] tuning up
- tune out the [noise, distraction]
- she (just) tunes out her [parents, teachers, counsellors]
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