tango

From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Dance
tangotan‧go1 /ˈtæŋɡəʊ $ -ɡoʊ/ noun (plural tangos) [countable] APDa fast dance from South America, or a piece of music for this dance
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tangoPerformance will be followed by a tango exhibition featuring Mara Luna y El Brujo, with dancing in the courtyard afterwards.A little crowd was encouraging them while they performed what somebody told me was a tango.Classes will be held daily from 8 to 10 p. m., followed by practice at local tango bars until midnight.The itinerary includes a one-day city tour highlighting the history of the tango.Nigel and Elinor practised the tango to work up some more passion.Take your little partner and dance and sing: anything from waltzes to tangos, nursery rhymes to blues and rock.
Related topics: Dance
tangotango2 verb [intransitive] 1 APDto dance the tango2 it takes two to tango
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tangoBut one thing is certainly true: Where two can tango, three almost always fail.
Origin tango1 (1800-1900) American Spanish