Please explain me.

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Re: Please explain me.

Postby Perceptor » 2017-03-08, 12:37

Hi. I have another question for you :) There's the link of the one fragment from some film. I had tried to make these words out but couldn't do it. What can you tell me about that? Here's the video

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Re: Please explain me.

Postby linguoboy » 2017-03-08, 14:36

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Re: Please explain to me.

Postby vijayjohn » 2017-03-10, 5:45

linguoboy wrote:
Perceptor wrote:I found it in a Onerepublic's song "Secrets'. I took that fragment from this song's part:
"This time don't need another perfect lie
Don't care if critics ever jump in line
I'm gonna give all my secrets away"

Hmm...maybe he means "fall into line"? That's a metaphor from Army service, where it means to line up shoulder to shoulder for inspection. The line is supposed to be perfectly straight, so it used in extended sense to mean "share the same opinion". Cf. "toe the line".

Other interpretations, anyone?

Maybe it means something like "I don't care if critics ever jump on the opportunity to criticize me one after the other."

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