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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TANGO

It isn't a Bunny Hug or Tango, or anything distracting for lookers-on.

I was saying that Prue is too fine a girl to be allowed to mingle with that tango set.

The following Sunday three of the Carthage preachers attacked the tango.

The tango was upon the world like a Mississippi at flood-time.

In the towns smaller than Carthage the anxiety for the tango fermented.

Mary took a course of tango lessons, and urged her mother to do the same.

Then why does his correspondent address him as a Tango Teacher?

I'm afraid if you wait as long as that before you master the tango it will be out.

She was the first person who had not begun by asking me if I danced the tango!

He dances the tango so beautifully; I think it all came through that.

WORD ORIGIN

syncopated ballroom dance, 1913, from Argentine Spanish tango, originally the name of an African-American drum dance, probably from a Niger-Congo language (cf. Ibibio tamgu "to dance"). Phrase it takes two to tango was a song title from 1952.

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