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    "one-note" song

    How can we explain "one-note" song in this sentence:
    such monitoring was a "one-note" song about that place?

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    Re: "one-note" song

    An oversimplification, a dogma, an orthodoxy. I hoped it was going to be a samba de uma nota so but it wasn't.

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    Re: "one-note" song

    A "one-note song" is when someone has a particular philosophy or point of view and refuses to see any other point of view.

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    Re: "one-note" song

    As a footnote:

    I would say that a "one-note song" is a song where one note is repeated, rather than a song that only consists of a single note (hence the metaphor).

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