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tune up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (musical instrument: adjust pitch)afinar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
Note: A hyphen is used when the term is a noun
 There is something exciting about hearing an orchestra tune up just before a performance.
 Hay algo de emocionante al escuchar a la orquesta afinar justo antes de la función.
tune [sth] up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (musical instrument: adjust pitch)afinar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 Dave was tuning his guitar up.
 Dave estaba afinando su guitarra.
tune [sth] up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (vehicle, engine: adjust)poner algo a tono, poner algo a punto loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 My friend the mechanic tuned my car up for me.
 Mi amigo el mecánico puso a tono mi carro.
  afinación nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino ("mesa", "tabla").
 Mi amigo el mecánico hizo la afinación del carro.
tune up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (prepare to sing)afinar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 The choir was tuning up in preparation for the concert.
 El coro se estaba afinando en preparación para el concierto.
tune-up nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (adjustment of a motor, etc.)ajuste nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
  (AR, coloquial)tuneo nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
 The mechanic gave the engine a tune-up.
 El mecánico le dió un ajuste al motor.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2017:

Principal Translations
InglésEspañol
tuneup,
tune-up
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(adjustments made to improve efficiency) (maquinaria)puesta a punto grupo nomgrupo nominal: Expresión que combina un sustantivo con sus modificadores y complementos, que forman una expresión compuesta usual, sin llegar a ser una locución nominal fija ("adjudicación de herencia", "despedida de soltero").
tuneup,
tune-up
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
informal (preparatory practice or warm-up) (entrenamiento)calentamiento nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
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