English version

tone in

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtone in phrasal verb British Englishif one colour or pattern tones in with another, they are similar and look good together syn complement with Choose candles that will tone in with your tablecloth and china. tone→ See Verb table
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tone withThe £300,000 bridge has been designed to tone in with the area's historic buildings.
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Verb table
tone
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytone
he, she, ittones
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytoned
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave toned
he, she, ithas toned
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad toned
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill tone
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have toned
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam toning
he, she, itis toning
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you, we, theyare toning
Past
I, he, she, itwas toning
you, we, theywere toning
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been toning
he, she, ithas been toning
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been toning
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be toning
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been toning
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