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  1. Nefertiti's Avatar

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    Mr. Tambourine Man (I)

    Hi there.

    1. Is it OK to call someone a Mr. guitar man or piano man?

    2. "I'm branded on my feet."
    What does the quote mean? Is it a common usage?

    "the ancient empty street's too dead for dreaming"
    3. Does the quote mean the writer gets fed up with his living environments? Doesn't have too much potential to grow. Is it a common usage?

    "My senses have been stripped"
    4. What does the quote mean? Is it a common usage?

    "wait only for my boot heels
    To be wanderin'"
    5. Why 'boot heels'? why not just 'boot'?

    "I'm ready for to fade
    Into my own parade, cast your dancing spell my way
    I promise to go under it."
    6. Can you explain the quote to me. Are the usages common?

    Thanks in advance.

    jingle, jangle n. - a metallic sound

    noun: temporary loss of strength and energy resulting from hard physical or mental work (Example: "Weariness overcame her after twelve hours and she fell asleep")

    heel n. the rounded back part of the foot

    wander (WALK) (from Cambridge)
    verb [I or T]
    to walk around slowly in a relaxed way or without any clear purpose or direction:
    We spent the morning wandering around the old part of the city.
    She was found several hours later, wandering the streets, lost.
    He was here a moment ago but he's wandered off somewhere.


  2. RonBee's Avatar
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    Re: Mr. Tambourine Man (I)

    A piano man is (informally) someone who plays the piano.



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