change one's tune

change one's tune

our "Bachelor Bob" seems to have changed his tune about settling down and raising a family

Syn:
change one's mind, do a U-turn, have a change of heart; do an about-face; informal do a one-eighty, pull a U-ey

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  • change one's tune — CHANGE ONE S MIND, do a U turn, have a change of heart; Brit. do an about turn. → tune * * * change one s tune 1. To change one s attitudes or opinions 2. To change one s manner of speaking • • • Main Entry: ↑change change one s tune or sing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • change one's tune — ► change one s tune express a very different attitude. Main Entry: ↑change …   English terms dictionary

  • change one's tune — idi change one s tune, to reverse one s opinions; change one s mind …   From formal English to slang

  • change one's tune — change one s opinion, change one s mind …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Change one's tune — change one s mind; reverse previously held views, attitudes, etc …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • change one's tune — Australian Slang change one s mind; reverse previously held views, attitudes, etc …   English dialects glossary

  • To change one's tune — Change Change (ch[=a]nj), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Changed} (ch[=a]njd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Changing}.] [F. changer, fr. LL. cambiare, to exchange, barter, L. cambire. Cf. {Cambial}.] 1. To alter; to make different; to cause to pass from one state to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • change one's tune — {v. phr.}, {informal} To make a change in your story, statement, or claim; change your way of acting. * /The man said he was innocent, but when they found the stolen money in his pocket he changed his tune./ * /Bob was rude to his teacher, but… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • change one's tune — {v. phr.}, {informal} To make a change in your story, statement, or claim; change your way of acting. * /The man said he was innocent, but when they found the stolen money in his pocket he changed his tune./ * /Bob was rude to his teacher, but… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • change\ one's\ tune — v. phr. informal To make a change in your story, statement, or claim; change your way of acting. The man said he was innocent, but when they found the stolen money in his pocket he changed his tune. Bob was rude to his teacher, but she threatened …   Словарь американских идиом

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