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be in tune

1. To have the proper musical pitch. People don't realize how hard it is to be in tune when you can't hear yourself singing!
2. To be in agreement with someone or something. I'm sure she feels the same way I do because we're always in tune.
See also: tune

be ˌin/ˌout of ˈtune (with somebody/something)


1 be on/not on the right musical note: They were both singing out of tune.
2 be in/not in agreement with somebody/something; be/not be happy or comfortable with somebody/something: He’s out of tune with modern ideas about education.I don’t like London — I just don’t feel in tune with city life.
See also: of, out, tune
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Yet unlike, say, the people in Renaissance pastoral scenes, who are in tune with their surroundings, those who occupy these spaces appear to be trapped, implying that the trip to the countryside is as stressful as life in the city.