to the tune of

to the tune of informal amounting to or involving.
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  • The Tune — is an animated film by American filmmaker Bill Plympton. Plot Summary Del, a hard working songwriter, is trying to write the perfect song for his slimeball boss, Mr. Mega, so he can keep his job and his girlfriend Didi. As he rushes to work, he… …   Wikipedia

  • The Tune — est un long métrage d animation américain de Bill Plympton sorti aux États Unis en 1992 et en France en 2002. (le film a été diffusé sur Arte en France au début des années 90.) Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distinctions …   Wikipédia en Français

  • The Tune Wranglers — were a Western swing band from San Antonio, Texas, popular in the 1930s.The group formed in 1935, and its original membership included Buster Coward (vocals, guitar), Eddie Fielding (banjo), and Charlie Gregg (vocals, fiddle). Fielding was… …   Wikipedia

  • call the tune —    The person who calls the tune makes the important decisions about something.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • call the tune — verb exercise authority or be in charge Who is calling the shots in this house? • Syn: ↑call the shots, ↑wear the trousers • Hypernyms: ↑control, ↑command • Verb Frames …   Useful english dictionary

  • to the tune of — To the amount of • • • Main Entry: ↑tune * * * to the tune of phrase used for emphasizing how large an amount is The company is in debt to the tune of £1.2 billion. Thesaurus: words used to describe large amounts and quantitiessynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • call the tune — {v. phr.}, {informal} To be in control; give orders or directions; command. * /Bill was president of the club but Jim was secretary and called the tune./ * /The people supported the mayor, so he could call the tune in city matters./ Syn.: CALL… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • call the tune — {v. phr.}, {informal} To be in control; give orders or directions; command. * /Bill was president of the club but Jim was secretary and called the tune./ * /The people supported the mayor, so he could call the tune in city matters./ Syn.: CALL… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • to the tune of — ► INFORMAL used to talk about how much something costs: »The organization is funded by the UN to the tune of $30 million. »The company is in debt to the tune of several million Euros. Main Entry: ↑tune …   Financial and business terms

  • to the tune of — {adv. phr.}, {informal} To the amount or extent of; in the amount of. * /He had to pay to the tune of fifty dollars for seeing how fast the car would go./ * /When she left the race track she had profited to the tune of ten dollars./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • call\ the\ tune — v. phr. informal To be in control; give orders or directions; command. Bill was president of the club but Jim was secretary and called the tune. The people supported the mayor, so he could call the tune in city matters. Syn.: call the shots …   Словарь американских идиом

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