carry a tune

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carry a tune

To sing well; to have musical talent. Wow, that young girl can really carry a tune. I didn't expect her voice to be so powerful!
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carry a tune

Accurately sing a melody, as in Dean loves to listen to music but he can't carry a tune. [Early 1800s]
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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