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Meredith trembled at the tenderness in his tone.
“Really?” Simone said in a surprised tone of voice.
Don’t you take that tone of voice with me (=don’t speak to me so rudely)!
The positive tone of the evening had changed completely.
The opening remarks set the tone for the rest of the interview.
Trust you to lower the tone of the whole conversation!
I picked up the phone and just got a beeping tone.
a plaid skirt in subtle tones of purple and green
her olive skin tone
You use a rising tone in English to indicate a question.
This is the American English definition of tone. View British English definition of tone.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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