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    Smile Last Shadow Puppets The Age of the Understatement

    Hey people i always got this doubt, what the meaning of the age of the understatement in those parts of the music:
    And there's affection to rent
    The age of the understatement
    Before the attraction ferments
    Kiss me properly and pull me apart

    Affection to rent the age of the understatement
    Before this attraction ferments
    Kiss me properly and pull me apart

    thanks for future answers.

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    Re: Last Shadow Puppets The Age of the Understatement

    Quote Originally Posted by darksoda View Post
    Hey people i always got this doubt, what the meaning of the age of the understatement in those parts of the music:
    And there's affection to rent
    The age of the understatement
    Before the attraction ferments
    Kiss me properly and pull me apart

    Affection to rent the age of the understatement
    Before this attraction ferments
    Kiss me properly and pull me apart

    thanks for future answers.
    It makes no sense to me at all.

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    Re: Last Shadow Puppets The Age of the Understatement

    thanks for the answer, understatement on dictionary is speach form of saying something less strong than really are but this not fit in the context i guess, should be other meaning.
    Last edited by darksoda; 07-Apr-2013 at 20:03.

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    Re: Last Shadow Puppets The Age of the Understatement

    We recommend that you do not attempt to use the lyrics of pop songs as a means of learning English.

    Rover

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    Re: Last Shadow Puppets The Age of the Understatement

    but make sense for anyone age of the understatement ??? or just the singers can clear this for us ??

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    Re: Last Shadow Puppets The Age of the Understatement

    hey folks i think i got the answer i find in internet ^^ is like the age when you dont care too much the things you do like you undestate the things you do, by what i saw this album said about the 20 years i guess like people in this age dont care about things they do and they understate all.

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    Re: Last Shadow Puppets The Age of the Understatement

    I've just noticed that English is your native language, darksoda. I won't ask which school you went to.

    ESL students are advised that posts 3, 5 and 6 are not to be taken as typical examples of English as it is written by the average native speaker.

    Rover
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 08-Apr-2013 at 17:53.

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    Re: Last Shadow Puppets The Age of the Understatement

    Thanks for the answer, i guess because you just criticized the topic and didn't answer anything but i guess you can give your opion but can talk of topic please?

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    Re: Last Shadow Puppets The Age of the Understatement

    Quote Originally Posted by darksoda View Post
    Thanks for the answer, i guess because you just criticized the topic and didn't answer anything but i guess you can give your opion but can talk of topic please?
    If your native language is really English, use it correctly or your posts will be ignored.

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