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    #1

    roll around your tongue or roll your tongue around

    Hello ,

    I'm here trying to write some lyrics for a song . I wanted to know what's the correct way :

    roll around your tongue OR roll your tongue around .


    I mean I know the second one is more common ! But is it possible to use the first one as well ???


    Thank you so much !

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    Re: roll around your tongue or roll your tongue around

    Quote Originally Posted by peyman_sal View Post
    Hello ,

    I'm here trying to write some lyrics for a song . I wanted to know what's the correct way :

    roll around your tongue OR roll your tongue around .


    I mean I know the second one is more common ! But is it possible to use the first one as well ???


    Thank you so much !
    I'm not sure what you mean by either of them, but song lyrics are very forgiving. You can pretty much say anything you like!

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    Re: roll around your tongue or roll your tongue around

    More context would help. Are you moving your tongue, or moving something with your tongue, or ...?

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    Re: roll around your tongue or roll your tongue around

    thank you for answering .
    I 'm using it as an imperative form in a sexual contest ! a sex-criminal is talking to his victim !

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    Re: roll around your tongue or roll your tongue around

    Quote Originally Posted by peyman_sal View Post
    thank you for answering .
    I 'm using it as an imperative form in a sexual context ! a sex-criminal is talking to his victim !
    I don't want to sound like a prude but I won't be giving any more assistance in helping you write a song about a sex crime.

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    Re: roll around your tongue or roll your tongue around

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I'm not sure what you mean by either of them, but song lyrics are very forgiving. You can pretty much say anything you like!
    that's what I thought ! but as non native english speaker sometimes it's hard to cross the line !

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    Re: roll around your tongue or roll your tongue around

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    I don't want to sound like a prude but I won't be giving any more assistance in helping you write a song about a sex crime.
    really ? don't you think you're kind of overreacting ? I mean what if the song's definitely critisizing/analyzing it?

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    #8

    Re: roll around your tongue or roll your tongue around

    Quote Originally Posted by peyman_sal View Post
    Really ? don't you think you're kind of over-reacting ? I mean what if the song's definitely critiscizing/analyzing it?
    With the amount of context you gave initially, I think most of us would feel that emsr2d2's reaction was natural and normal. Personally, I feel it was quite restrained.

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