In a clash with Cold War overtones, Turkey shot down a Russian warplane that it said had strayed into its territory. Russia called the incident a “stab in the back,” and NATO called for calm.
Ms. Huang announced at the outset that she was Taiwanese, in case the students had trouble understanding her accent. She later said she felt no political overtones in coaching children from the mainland, given the sensitive relationship between the mainland and her country.
Murder charges were filed against a police officer, Jason Van Dyke, in the death of Laquan McDonald, who was shot 16 times in 2014.
phrasal verb of call
overtone noun [C usually plural]
something that is suggested, but is not clearly stated:
━━ n. 【楽】倍音; （普通pl.） （ことばなどの）含み, 含蓄 ((of)).
The concert was supposed to be a charity event but it had strong political overtones.
There was an overtone of regret in his farewell speech.