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tune in

 (on someone or something) and tune in (to someone or something)
1. Lit. to adjust a radio or television set to receive a broadcast of someone or something. Let's tune in on the late news. I don't want to tune in tonight.
2. and tune in (to something) Fig. to pay attention to someone or something. I just can't tune in on these professors. I listen and I try, but I just can't tune in.
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tune in

(to something) Go to tune in (on someone or something).
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tune something in

to adjust a radio or television set so that something can be received. Couldyou tune the newscast in? Please tune in the station a little better.
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tune in (to something)

also tune into something
to turn on and watch or listen to television or radio Millions of viewers tuned in, hoping to learn more about the princess's death. We usually tune into the morning news when we wake up.
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tune in

1. Adjust a receiver to receive a particular program or signals at a particular frequency, as in Tune in tomorrow, folks, for more up-to-date news. [Early 1900s]
2. Be aware or responsive, as in She's really tuned in to teenagers. [1920s] For an antonym, see tune out.
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tune in

v.
1. To connect to or start receiving a particular broadcast station or program: Millions of viewers tuned in at 6:00 for the football game.
2. To become aware of or responsive to someone or something: It wasn't until after the disaster that I really tuned in to what was happening overseas.
3. To cause someone to become aware of or responsive to someone or something: One of my classmates tuned me in to politics.
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tune in

verb
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