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If I were a boy,
Even just for a day.
I'd roll out of bed in the morning and throw on want I wanted and go.
I'd drink beer with the guys
And chase after girls
I'd kick it with who I wanted
And I never get confronted for it
Because they stick up for me

If I were a boy
I'd think I could understand
How it feels to love a girl
I swear I'd be a better man
I'd listen to her
Cuz I know how it hurts
When u lose the one you wanted
Cuz his taken you for granted
And everything you had got destroyed

If I were a boy
I would turn off my phone
Tell everyone it's broken
So they think
That I was sleeping alone
I'd put myself first
And make the rules as I go
Cause I know that
She be faithful
Waiting for me to come home (COME HOME)

If I were a boy
I'd think I could understand
How it feels to love a girl
I swear I'd be a better man
I'd listen to her
Cuz I know how it hurts
When u lose the one you wanted
Cuz his taken you for granted
And everything you had got destroyed

It's a little too late for you to come back
Say it's just a mistake think I would forgive you like that
If you thought I would wait for you, you thought wrong

But you're just a boy
You don't understand
How it feels to love a girl
Someday you wish you're were a better man
You don't listen to her
You don't care how it hurts
Until you lose the one you wanted
Cuz you taken you for granted
And everything you had got destroyed!
But you just a boy.



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    bananababe4333Oct 22, 2008 at 5:40 am
    I love this song!!! It's totally relatable to any girl who has been in a relationship with a guy who takes you for granted. Props to my girl Beyonce on this one!
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    UnregisteredJul 17, 2012 at 6:38 pm
    I think that this song is about how guys don't understand how to love a girl. And that if we the girls were guys, we would love a girl better then how the guys treat us. I think that that is what beyonce was trying to tell.
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    UnregisteredDec 26, 2011 at 2:43 am
    This mean men r some time tubbern and love to aubuse you and some other things i adah now you might wish you was the guy so you could make things better
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    kangstahhAug 26, 2010 at 9:16 pm
    yo dat is right dis song tells everyfing dat girls go thur wif dem boiz uii know dis song is gud 4girlz so dat they can always reflect on dis song 2rember wat its like 4all da other girlz out there.
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    DeztinneyOct 20, 2008 at 2:58 pm
    This is a stupid song cause who would want to be a boy they are stinky and sweaty and cant slap girls

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