tono = tone masculine noun

tono

masculine noun
masculine noun

English Translation of TONO

1
: tone
tono muscularmuscle tone
2
: shade (of colors)
3
: key (in music)

Examples of TONO

en tono bajo in low tones
baja/sube un poco el tono del televisor turn down/up the television a little
lo noté por el tono de su voz I could tell from his tone of voice
—ya me he dado cuenta —dijo, alzando el tono de voz I can see that, he said, raising his voice
le molestó el tono de mi carta she was upset by the tone of my letter
¡cómo hablas en ese tono a tu padre! how dare you speak to your father in that tone (of voice)!
esa expresión tiene un tono despectivo that expression sounds insulting
contestó con tono de enfado she replied angrily
intenté tratar la cuestión en tono de broma I tried to treat the whole matter lightheartedly
nos habló con un tono distante her voice was rather distant as she spoke to us
un disco de tono más intimista a record with a more intimate feel (to it)
bajar el tono de algo to soften the tone of something
cuando le dije eso se serenó y cambió de tono when I told him that he calmed down and changed his tone or his tone changed
fue él quien cambió el tono de la conversación it was him that changed the tone of the conversation
la reunión cambió de tono pasadas las nueve de la noche the tone of the meeting changed after nine o'clock
las voces empezaron a subir de tono they began to raise their voices
la oposición está subiendo el tono de sus ataques al gobierno the opposition is stepping up or intensifying its attacks on the government
chistes subidos de tono racy jokes
ropa náutica y accesorios a tono sailing gear and matching accessories
una escena final divertida, muy a tono con el resto de la película an amusing final scene, very much in keeping with the rest of the film
una ideología más a tono con los tiempos an ideology more in tune with the times
voy a tomarme un whisky doble, a ver si me pongo a tono I'm going to have a double whisky to perk myself up (familiar)
eso no es de tono that's just not done
una fiesta de buen tono a fashionable party
es de mal tono hablar de esos temas it is bad form to talk about such matters
en tonos grises y azules in shades of grey and blue

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