Results 1 to 2 of 2

Thread: yellow river

  1. Nefertiti's Avatar

    • Join Date: Sep 2007
    • Posts: 383

    yellow river


    "So long boy you can take my place got my papers I've got my pay"

    1. What does 'boy' refer to?

    2. What does 'got my papers' mean? Is it common usage?

    3. Can anyone briefly explain what the quote above mean?

    "Put my guns down the war is won"

    4. In regular, What would a native speaker say? 'the war has won' or 'the war is won' ? Which one is more common?


    Yellow River LYRICS

  2. RonBee's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • American English
      • Home Country:
      • United States
      • Current Location:
      • United States

    • Join Date: Feb 2003
    • Posts: 16,551

    Re: yellow river

    My guess is that the papers are discharge papers.

Similar Threads

  1. [Essay] Importance of River
    By Najihah in forum Editing & Writing Topics
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 25-Nov-2008, 01:49
  2. [General] Re: River of You (Country Lyric)
    By thedaffodils in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 21-Sep-2008, 13:19
  3. Cam river / river Cam
    By Diandre in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 22-Apr-2007, 23:50
  4. help edit my paragraph please
    By esophea in forum Editing & Writing Topics
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 04-Jan-2007, 04:19
  5. River Plate. Disambiguation
    By Albino in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 30-Nov-2006, 19:15


Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts