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Definitions of "Tun It Up"


1. Tun It Up (Verb)


English Translation

Turn it up


Definition

Raise the intensity or volume


Example Sentences

Patois: Hey selecta, tun it up!
English: Hey DJ, turn it up!


Related Words

Roots , Reggae , Bam Bam , Burning Spear ,



posted by anonymous on May 9, 2024


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Other Definitions of "Tun It Up"

2. Tun It Up


English Translation

Increase the Energy


Definition

An expression used to encourage someone to raise the intensity, excitement, or volume of a performance, often referring to music, dancing, or partying


Example Sentences

Patois: The DJ seh, "Tun it up!" and the crowd guh wild
English: The DJ said, "Increase the energy!" and the crowd went wild


Related Words

Hot Steppa , Infahmah , Shot a buss , Gallis ,



posted by anonymous on September 6, 2023



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