nounjump to other results
to be/not be in agreement with someone or something; to have/not have the same opinions, feelings, interests, etc. as someone or something These proposals are perfectly in tune with our own thoughts on the subject. The President is out of tune with public opinion.
be in/out of tune (with somebody/something)jump to other results
to be the person who controls a situation
call the shots/tune (informal)jump to other results
to be able to sing all the right notes in a piece of music They asked him to join the chorus, but he insisted that he couldn't carry a tune.
carry a tunejump to other results
to express a different opinion or behave in a different way when your situation changes Wait until it happens to him—then he'll change his tune.
change your tune (informal)jump to other results
to do whatever someone tells you to
dance to somebody's tunejump to other results
the person who provides the money for something can also control how it is spent
he who pays the piper calls the tune (saying)jump to other results
to be/not be singing or playing the correct musical notes to sound pleasant None of them could sing in tune. The piano is out of tune.
in/out of tunejump to other results
to change your opinion about someone or something or your attitude toward someone or something
sing a different tunejump to other results
used to emphasize how much money something has cost The hotel has been refurbished to the tune of a million dollars.
to the tune of something (informal)jump to other results