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Wait, do you see
My heart on my sleeve?
It's been there
For days on end and
It's been waiting for you
To open up
Just you baby, come on now
I'm trying to tell you just how
I'd like to hear the words
Roll out of your mouth finally
Say that it's always been me

That's made you feel a way
You've never felt before
And I'm all you need
And that you never want more
Then you'd say all
Of the right things
Without a clue
But you'd save
The best for last
Like I'm the one for you

You should know
That you're just a temporary fix
This is not rooted with you
It don't mean that much to me
You're just a filler in the space
That happened to be free
How dare you think
You'd get away
With trying to play me

Why is it everytime
I think I've tried my hardest
It turns out it ain't enough
Cause you're still
Not mentioning love
What am I supposed to do
To make you want me properly?
I'm taking these chances
And getting away
And though I'm trying
My hardest you back to her
And I think that I know
Things may never change
I'm still hoping one day
I might hear you say

I make you feel a way
You've never felt before
And I'm all you need
And that you never want more
Then you'd say all
Of the right things
Without a clue
But you'd save
The best for last
Like I'm the one for you

You should know
That you're just a temporary fix
This is not rooted with you
It don't mean that much to me
You're just a filler in the space
That happened to be free
How dare you think
You'd get away
With trying to play me

But, despite
The truth that I know
I find it hard to let go
And give up on you
Seems I love the things you do
Like the meaner you treat me
The more eager I am
To persist
With this heartbreak
And running around
And I think that I know
Things may never change
I'm still hoping one day
I might hear you say

I make you feel a way
You've never felt before
And I'm all you need
And that you never want more
And we'll say all
Of the right things
Without a clue
And you'll be the one for me
And me the one for you



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    UnregisteredFeb 10, 2012 at 2:17 pm
    It's about a girl who's been waiting on a man who's with someone else, or never said he wanted her. However, he says enough to make her hope that one day he will tell her that really she was the one he wanted and the one for him.
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    UnregisteredMay 7, 2012 at 8:09 pm
    I think it is a female battling her emotions and her mind. On one hand this is what she wants the guy to say to her but in her mind she knows thats not what it really is but she sticks around continuing to hope that it will turn into love
  • u
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    UnregisteredMar 7, 2012 at 12:43 am
    This is a song about loving someone who has a wife.. Or girlfriend.. And the relationship which suppose to mean nothing to her.. Now does.. And though she knows the truth.. It gets harder to let go..
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    UnregisteredMar 6, 2012 at 1:46 am
    The meaning to me about best for last is she broke up with a guy and got another man basically as a filler in the empty space the other man left and she really didnt mean for anything to happen in the relationship but she ended up fallin in love with him and that he wasnt exactly in love with her and were was another girl that he thought about and it gave her a heartbreak but then in the end they were together
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    UnregisteredMar 3, 2012 at 9:46 pm
    This an amazing song :) it speaks so much to me! Adele has the best songs because you really not confused you can understand! The meaning that i think is that she explaining or talking about her feelings and things that she would do. I really enjoy listening to this :)

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