In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1desafinadodesentonadoto play/sing off key — desafinar
- you're singing off key — estás desafinando
- the orchestra was off key — la orquesta desafinaba
- It is like hearing lovely melodies sung off-key.
- He had on his headset and sang along in his off-key fashion.
- We don't see that playing out of tune or singing off-key is revolutionary.
- But we sang along anyway, and there were no off-key notes or minor chords, not even from Mama, who quite simply could not carry a tune.
- Does he see how I look down my nose at the enthusiastic choir member who sings off-key?
- With that he turned up the radio to an old eighties rock song, and we started our off-key duet in very loud voices.
- They know what mood I am in from the music that I play on the radio and the off-key, wrong lyrics that I belt out.
- A chorus of giggles promptly followed the off-key ditty.
- It was kind of neat to see four women all lined up singing, but the off-key harmonizing didn't grab me.
- He multi-tracks the vocals on this song and the off-key harmonics of his offbeat voice work brilliantly.
- Then suddenly, in a slightly hoarse and off-key voice, he sang the lullaby that Mom used to sing to me.
- If the background music was distinctly off-key, so too were far too many aspects of the meal.
- She bade me goodnight and walked away, swaying only slightly, and humming an off-key tune under her breath.
- He wouldn't go to sleep and I'd just go from one song to the next in this flat, off-key voice.
- The off-key singing of the congregations at Church and the reels and jigs of the Connecticut fiddle players enchanted him.
- Once every candle burned brightly, an off-key chorus began to sing ‘Happy Birthday.’
- The brass band plays off-key.
- A few stand watching a brave soul with a karaoke machine belt out an off-key tune.
- Why are the gospel tunes in the soundtrack so annoyingly off-key and out of synch?
- Add off-key electronic music, and you begin to have some idea of how annoying this is.
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