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    blowtorch - slow torch

    Hi all! Here is first verse from Soul Asylum, song "Runaway Train" (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRtvqT_wMeY) Call you up in the middle of the night Like a firefly without a light You were there like a blowtorch burning I was a key that could use a little turning It seems to me as a very...
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    Spice Girls "Wannabe" meanings

    Hi all Here is rap section of the Spice Girls "Wannabe" song: --------------------- So, here's a story from A to Z You wanna get with me, you gotta listen carefully We got Em in the place who likes it in your face You got G like MC who likes it on a Easy V doesn't come for free, she's a real...
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    Spice Girls "Wannabe"

    Hi all Here is rap section of the Spice Girls "Wannabe" song: --------------------- So, here's a story from A to Z You wanna get with me, you gotta listen carefully We got Em in the place who likes it in your face You got G like MC who likes it on a Easy V doesn't come for free, she's a real...
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    [General] Unusual pronunciation of "senses"

    Hi all! Famous "Oops! I did it again" by Britney Spears From first verse: 'Cause to lose all my senses That is just so typically me She sings word "senses" in such unusual way... I have a fixed idea that she sings something different. Please explain. Thank you!
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    [General] Meaning of "surprising as it seems"

    Please explain the meaning of the “surprising as it seems”. It’s from the song “I belive” (Ian Dury and the Blockhead). (Chorus) That’s what I believe Surprising as it seems I believe that happiness Is well within our dreams Thank you! Roman
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    [Grammar] Past Perfect usage, omitting auxiliary verb

    Hi, all Here are two examples of Past Perfect usage: Jane was furious because she’d overslept and missed the bus. Mary was very disappointed with her son. He hadn’t studied enough and had failed his exams. Please confirm that the following explanation is right or give correct one: In 1) we...
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    [Idiom] Meaning of "praised in a royal memo"

    Hi all From an article about prince Charles: He​ has an enormous private staff— secretaries, deputy secretaries, press officers, four valets, two butlers, housekeepers, two chefs, two chauffeurs, ten gardeners, an army of porters, handymen, cleaners and maids. They are expected to get everything...
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    [Grammar] Mark Twain, where is a verb?

    The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain, The first sentense in the preface: The question: where is a verb in the part "the rest ..."? Thank you in advance, Roman
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