1. There was an undertone of regret when he claimed he didn't regret his decision to get married.2. Belonging to a different racial group his remarks have an undertone of discrimination.3. The underlying meaning to what he said is that he won't give up trying to win your heart.
 undertone underlying meaning指一個人說的話裡面顯露出隱藏的情感, 譬如我說我不想跟你出去, 但事實上我想跟你出去, 我說的話聽起來就會有盼望的感覺. 指一句話裡面隱藏的另一個意思.
1. 當他說他不後悔結婚時, 聽起來卻有點後悔的絃外之音.2. 他從不同的種族來, 說的話有歧視的感覺.3. 他說的話裡頭的絃外之音就是他不會放棄追求你.
The canoe was swinging from side to sid during the storm.