be tuned in

idiom

: to understand and be aware of a situation, other people's needs, etc.
usually + to
He was not tuned in to the needs of his staff.

Examples of be tuned in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Everybody is going to be tuned in for the Harbaugh Bowl, when brother Jim’s Chargers host John’s Ravens in Week 12. Sam Farmer, Los Angeles Times, 16 May 2024 The trio can also be tuned in via streaming providers like Frndly, Fubo TV, Hulu Live TV, Peacock, Philo, Sling, VDGO, and YouTube TV. Francesca Gariano, Peoplemag, 13 Nov. 2023 The period near the 8th is quite brilliant for you, because you’ll be tuned in and making all the right remarks and decisions. Katharine Merlin, Town & Country, 1 July 2023 From the players on the field to the coaches on the sideline to the faithful in the stands, everyone will be tuned in, eager to see how this goes. Baltimore Sun Staff, Baltimore Sun, 26 June 2023 While football fans will be tuned in to see a potential shootout between two of the best quarterbacks in the NFL, this matchup will come down to how the other guys on both offenses impact the result of the game. Safid Deen, USA TODAY, 15 Sep. 2022 Every basketball fan in the world is going to be tuned in. Duane Rankin, The Arizona Republic, 15 Apr. 2023 These days, for better or for worse, anyone following the right IG page can be tuned in to the live rap scene. Abe Beame, Rolling Stone, 21 Feb. 2023 Teller will be tuned in regardless. Ralphie Aversa, USA TODAY, 3 Feb. 2023

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“Be tuned in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/be%20tuned%20in. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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