Examples of tempo in a Sentence
The song has a slow tempo.
The composition has many changes of tempo.
We walked at a fast tempo.
The tempo of the game slowed down.
The dance starts out fast and then switches tempo.
Recent Examples of tempo from the Web
Marking a change in party tempo, a Junkanoo group from Nassau lead guests across a boardwalk lined with torches and fire throwers to the main tent, which was divided into different areas.
Against the Cleveland Cavaliers and Charlotte Hornets this past week, the power of the Bucks' tempo offense was obvious during stretches.
George Hill hasn’t played in high-tempo offenses and Fox and Frank Mason III are rookies still figuring out the NBA game.
Quarterback is always a high priority in the up-tempo offense and the Red Raiders landed Alan Bowman, who passed for 11,393 yards and 119 touchdowns over a four-year high school career.
Night Accident is unapologetically slow in tempo, spare in style and poetic in tone.
Their lumbering big men are not built for a fast tempo, and few teams push the pace better than the Rockets do.
Relying on an up-tempo offense that pushed the ball upcourt at every opportunity, Brooklyn made 50 percent of its shots and tallied a whopping 60 points in the paint.
Davis, 84, voiced no reservations other than saying that an athlete as old as Marinovich would probably wake up sore after operating his high-tempo offense.
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Origin and Etymology of tempo
First Known Use: circa 1724See Words from the same year
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