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tono = tone masculine noun

tono

masculine noun

English Translation of TONO

1
: tone tono muscular muscle 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

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