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English translation of 'subir de tono'

subir de tono

[discusión, conversación] to grow or become heated; [conflicto] to intensify; [quejas] to grow louder
las voces empezaron a subir de tono they began to raise their voices
la oposición está subiendo el tono de sus ataques al gobierno the opposition is stepping up or intensifying its attacks on the government
chistes subidos de tono racy jokes
See also tono

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