Translation of "tune" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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uk /tʃuːn/ us /tuːn/

tune noun (MUSICAL NOTES)

A2 [ C ] a series of musical notes, especially one that is pleasant and easy to remember

He was humming a tune as he dried the dishes. 他邊哼著調子,邊擦乾碗碟。
a theme tune 主題曲
That's a very catchy tune (= easy to remember and pleasant). 那是一首很容易上口的曲子。
in tune

C1 singing or playing notes that are at the right pitch (= level) or that agree with others being sung or played

out of tune

C1 singing or playing notes that are at the wrong pitch (= level) or that do not agree with others being sung or played

The piano is out of tune. 恐怕這架鋼琴走調了。

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be in/out of tune with sb/sth

C2 If you are in tune with people or ideas, you understand or agree with them, and if you are out of tune with them, you do not.

Much of his success comes from being in tune with what his customers want. 他的成功很大程度上歸功於他契合了顧客的需要。
Her theories were out of tune with the scientific thinking of the time. 她的理論與當時的科學思想不符。

tune noun (AMOUNT)

to the tune of

to the stated amount

The City Council had financed the new building to the tune of over four million pounds. 市政會為建這座新大廈已經出資了400多萬英鎊。

tune noun (ENGINE)

[ C usually singular ] UK a tune-up


tuneverb [ T ]

uk /tʃuːn/ us /tuːn/

tune verb [ T ] (INSTRUMENT)

to change a part of a musical instrument so that the instrument produces the correct sounds when played

Get into the habit of tuning your guitar every day before you practise. 要養成習慣,每天練習前給吉他調一下音。
She tuned (up) her violin before the concert. 音樂會前,她給她的小提琴調了弦。

tune verb [ T ] (RADIO)

to move the controls on a radio, television, etc. so that it receives programmes broadcast from a particular station

Press this button and the video will automatically tune itself to the next channel. 按一下這個按鈕,錄像機會自動調到下一個頻道。
His radio is constantly tuned to KROQ-FM, the local rock station. 他的收音機總是鎖定在當地搖滾樂台 KROQ-FM上。

tune verb [ T ] (ENGINE)

to make slight changes to an engine so that it works as well as possible

The engine needs tuning, but there's nothing wrong with the car. 引擎確實需要調試了,但汽車沒毛病。
Could you tune (up) the engine for me, please? 請幫我調試一下引擎好嗎?

(Translation of “tune” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)