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  1. Anonymous
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    cut behind

    here is the words I found from the song Broken Arrow by Rod Stewart

    ''Can you cut behind the mystery''. What does it mean?

    Thank you!!

    Ellen

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    Re: cut behind

    Quote Originally Posted by ellenfeng
    here is the words I found from the song Broken Arrow by Rod Stewart

    ''Can you cut behind the mystery''. What does it mean?

    Thank you!!

    Ellen
    Some possibilities:

    "Can you explain yourself?"
    "Can you reveal yourself more fully?"
    "Can you reveal what is behind the facade?"
    "Can you make things clear to me?"

    (Say: "Here are the words....")

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  3. ellen
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    Re: cut behind

    Thank you Ronbee! They all make sense.

    :D


    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    Quote Originally Posted by ellenfeng
    here is the words I found from the song Broken Arrow by Rod Stewart

    ''Can you cut behind the mystery''. What does it mean?

    Thank you!!

    Ellen
    Some possibilities:

    "Can you explain yourself?"
    "Can you reveal yourself more fully?"
    "Can you reveal what is behind the facade?"
    "Can you make things clear to me?"

    (Say: "Here are the words....")

    8)

  4. ellen
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    Re: cut behind

    lay your heart on the line' is also from the same song. Can you explain? Thanks a lot.

    Ellen


    Quote Originally Posted by ellenfeng
    here is the words I found from the song Broken Arrow by Rod Stewart

    ''Can you cut behind the mystery''. What does it mean?

    Thank you!!

    Ellen

  5. ellen
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    Re: cut behind

    'lay your heart on the line' is also from the same song. Can you explain? Thanks a lot.

    Ellen


    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    Quote Originally Posted by ellenfeng
    here is the words I found from the song Broken Arrow by Rod Stewart

    ''Can you cut behind the mystery''. What does it mean?

    Thank you!!

    Ellen
    Some possibilities:

    "Can you explain yourself?"
    "Can you reveal yourself more fully?"
    "Can you reveal what is behind the facade?"
    "Can you make things clear to me?"

    (Say: "Here are the words....")

    8)

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    Re: cut behind

    Quote Originally Posted by ellen
    'lay your heart on the line' is also from the same song. Can you explain?
    He is, perhaps, asking her to commit herself (to a relationship). Or maybe he is asking her to express her feelings.

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    Re: cut behind

    Quote Originally Posted by ellen
    'lay your heart on the line' is also from the same song. Can you explain?
    TDOL gave a good answer to that question here: https://www.usingenglish.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=835

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    Thanks, Ron.

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