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change your tune

This page is about the idiom change your tune


If you change your tune, you change your opinion about something or your attitude towards someone.

For example

  • At first Bill was against selling the rights to his book, but he changed his tune when he realized how much money he could make.

  • Kelly was quite rude to me at first, but she changed her tune when someone mentioned how wealthy I was.

Quick Quiz

The prime minister wasn't polite to journalists at first, but he changed his tune when he realised

a. they had a lot of influence

b. they didn't get paid much

c. they were only doing their job

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Contributor: Matt Errey