tune down

Related to tune down: tone down

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vt (fig) enthusiasm etcdämpfen
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Gray and victim Cooper were in a verbal exchange, defendant Jugbe, a resident of the Capitol Byepass confronted Boye Cooper to tune down his voice pitch.
In addition, it must tune down its populist rhetoric in the region.
The microbiota helps 'tune down' the inflammatory response by instructing the antigen-presenting cells to secrete the cytokine IL-10, an important anti-inflammatory molecule.
In addition, remember all eyes are on you, so tune down anything that might be inappropriate, goofy or disrespectful especially if you have not been around long enough to understand how others perceive your behaviour.
(...) Media outlets linked to this political team need to tune down, so as to prevent further damage on Lebanon." Asked about the resignation of the government, Minister Jreij said "It makes no difference.
Tune down the resolution down a notch or two and you can play any title out there.
"We had to tune down Homer and Marge's amour'' in a scene between the characters' Lego incarnations, he said.
But Turkish Foreign Minister Mehmet Davutoglu and Chief Negotiator Egemen Bagis tried to tune down their rhetoric after a month-long spat with the EU over Ankara's violence against protesters in Turkey.
"The existing control system in the building sends a signal to a certain area to tune down the lighting from 100% to 75 or 85% of the output.
THEY are the dynamic duo who are so perfectly in tune down Everton's left flank that they've developed the nickname 'Bainaar'.
The super(b) group drawn from Sunderland's finest tune down the guitars and tune us into a golden age of pop psychedelia that is difficult to resist.