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    vocabulary meaning

    I would like to present Norah Jones' song "Don't know why" to my students, but I'm not sure about the meaning of "house of fun". I couldn't find it in any dictionary. Is it possible to say that a dance club, a bar, or a movie theater are examples of "houses of fun"? Could you explain what
    "I left you by the house of fun" could mean?

    Thanks a lot.

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    A little context would be very useful here. What are the preceding and the following lines in the song in which that phrase appears?


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    A search in google found the following site containing the lyrics: http://www.lyricstime.com/lyrics/28522.html

    It is from the first verse of the song:

    I waited 'til I saw the sun
    I don't know why I didn't come
    I left you by the house of fun
    I don't know why I didn't come
    I don't know why I didn't come
    I still don't really know what it refers to. :(
    I'm not a teacher, so please consider any advice I give in that context.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Red5
    A search in google found the following site containing the lyrics: http://www.lyricstime.com/lyrics/28522.html

    It is from the first verse of the song:

    I waited 'til I saw the sun
    I don't know why I didn't come
    I left you by the house of fun
    I don't know why I didn't come
    I don't know why I didn't come
    I still don't really know what it refers to. :(
    I think you're supposed to use your imagination.

    :wink:

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