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    #1

    it feels / it feel

    The main song in Suits series goes:

    ....Everybody wanna know, how it feel
    Everybody wanna see, what itís like...

    Question: how is it possible to say "how it feel"? Why is it not the expected "how it feels"?

    Thank you in advance.

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    #2

    Re: it feels / it feel

    You can't expect to find good English in popular songs.

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    #3

    Re: it feels / it feel

    ...especially those which include 'wanna'.

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    #4

    Re: it feels / it feel

    The song is "Greenback Boogie" and here are the full lyrics. As you can see, there is little of grammatical value in the song.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: it feels / it feel

    Quote Originally Posted by shatilof View Post
    how is it possible
    Pretty much anything is possible in songs- grammar rules do not have to be followed- the most important thing is the tune, so words have to be shaped to fit that.

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    #6

    Re: it feels / it feel

    In its defence, it's a great song. It's an even better series.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #7

    Re: it feels / it feel

    Love the show!

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    #8

    Re: it feels / it feel

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    Pretty much anything is possible in songs- grammar rules do not have to be followed- the most important thing is the tune, so words have to be shaped to fit that.
    I have written a number of songs (mostly song parodies) and the most important things are meter and rhyme. Grammar is somewhere down the list.

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