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    Default We'll keep you updated, so stay tuned

    Respected,
    I have a clarification, please clarify it for me.
    "We'll keep you updated, so stay tuned".
    Here "So stay tuned" means?

    It would be better if you could give some some examples in this regard.
    Please correct me If i am wrong, I appreciate your help.
    Thanks in Advance.
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    Madhu

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    Default Re: We'll keep you updated, so stay tuned

    HI, this means, so don't disconnect. Normally this is used on TV or radio broadcasts.

    I have seen it used in the sense of "so don't go away".

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    Default Re: We'll keep you updated, so stay tuned

    It's a reference, originally, to analogue radio - the sort with a 'tuning dial'. Normally, people only tune TVs (in an analogue sense) once; thereafter they use preset buttons - the frequency does change from X to Y, but only in response to an essentially digital choice..

    But more recently it's been used more generally to refer to any continuing idea (without any reference to radio frequencies). "This story started out as a simple 'boy-meets-girl' situation; but every day there seems to be a new twist in the plot. Stay tuned for news of the latest bizarre development." It just means 'Keep up to date with your current source of information [which could be a news channel but could also be a gossip network] .

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    Default Re: We'll keep you updated, so stay tuned

    Right. It's short for "Stay tuned to this station." Don't change stations. Don't turn it off.

    It was usually said before commercials.

    A more emphatic phrase was "Don't touch that dial!"

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    Default Re: We'll keep you updated, so stay tuned

    And here's an example of it in the wild - it doesn't have to refer to a broadcast of any kind, just a topic: http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/re...n.php?p=455903

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