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You said I'm stubborn
And I never give in
I think you're stubborn
'Cept you're always softening
You say I'm selfish
I agree with you on that
I think you're giving out
In way too much in fact

I say we've only known
Each other one year
You say: Pft, I've known
You longer my dear

You like to be so close
I like to be alone
I like to sit on chairs
And you prefer the floor
Walking with each other
Think we'll never
Match at all
But we do
But we do
But we do
But we do

I thought I knew myself
Somehow you know me more
I've never known this
Never before
You're the first
To make out
Whenever we are two
I don't know who I'd be
If I didn't know you

You're so provocative
I'm so conservative
You're so adventurous
I'm so very cautious
Combining
You think
We would and we do
But we do
But we do
But we do

Favouritism
Ain't my thing, but,
(In this situation)
in this situation
I'll be glad

Favouritism
Ain't my thing, but
(In this situation)
I'll be glad
To make an exception

You said I'm stubborn
And I never give in
I think you're stubborn
'Cept you're always softening
You say I'm selfish
I agree with you on that
I think you're giving out
In way too much in fact

I say we've only known
Each other one year
You say: Pft, I've known
You longer my dear

You like to be so close
I like to be alone
I like to sit on chairs
And you prefer the floor
Walking with each other
Think we'll never
Match at all
But we do



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    UnregisteredApr 21, 2012 at 1:01 am
    To "unregistered on jan 19th 2012" - it is not that she doesn't want to be involved with the other person described in the song (she told the story when she played at the royal albert hall) but if you don't make friends easily, you are even more reluctant to develop a relationship with someone who is your complete opposite in every way, i suppose. And understandable, too!
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    UnregisteredApr 18, 2012 at 3:12 am
    You make me see the things in myself that i never did. Noone would have ever thought two people so different could fit so perfectly, "but we do". (:
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    UnregisteredMar 5, 2012 at 6:57 pm
    Two people who challenge each other. Their differences give them insight into themselves. While difficult, as challenge is, their opposing personalities lead to somewhat unexpected rewards. They're incompatible, but that's exactly why they fit.
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    UnregisteredJan 19, 2012 at 7:13 pm
    I think that the writer (adele) is saying that she doesnt want to be involved with the person she's writing about, but she also thinks they are good together. She talks about how opposite they are and how that makes them better for eachother.
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    UnregisteredDec 5, 2011 at 3:39 pm
    Basically, opposites attract. You wouldn't think someone so different from you would be attracted to you, and vice versa. But sometimes, that difference balances one another out and from that, comes love. Story of my life.

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