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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 what I wanted and go

Drink beer with the guys
And chase after girls
I'd kick it with who I wanted
And I'd never get confronted for it
Cause they stick up for me

If I were a boy
I think I could understand
How it feels to love a girl
I swear I'd be a better man
I'd listen to her
Cause I know how it hurts
When you lose the one you wanted
Cause he's taking 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'd think that I was sleeping alone

I'd put myself first
And make the rules as I go
Cause I know that she'd be faithful,
Waiting for me to come home, to come home.

If I were a boy
I think I could understand
How it feels to love a girl
I swear I'd be a better man
I'd listen to her
Cause I know how it hurts
When you lose the one you wanted
Cause he's taking 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'd 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
And you don't understand, ohhhh
How it feels to love a girl
Someday you wish you were a better man
You don't listen to her
You don't care how it hurts
Until you lose the one you wanted
Cause you're taking her for granted
And everything you had got destroyed

But you're just a boy



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    rhizi21Feb 6, 2009 at 7:33 pm
    actually, she's telling na kung magiging lalake lang xa, gagawin nia ang mga bagay na un pra hindi xa makasakit ng babae dahil babae xa...alam nia kung panu nasasaktan ang isang a babae..and dats d saddest part..
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    CarrieFan103897Feb 24, 2010 at 1:21 pm
    Only Beyonce would sing a song like "If I Were A Boy", and she does a wonderful job with it! It expresses that girls wonder what goes on in their boy's life and mind. Her voice reaches about 89%-94% of it's full potential in this song. For girls everywhere. Great job, Beyonce!
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    lynnsiesworldOct 30, 2010 at 7:09 am
    I compleeetely agree with i_sTill_LoVe_U_Munch.

    Why do they make us fall for them and then they act as they dont give a damn about our feelings?
    >:-(
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    hotmama008Feb 8, 2009 at 12:27 pm
    I like this song i never notice while i'm listening to it my tears flow unto my face.Every words of the lyrics brought me back the same situation with my guy.Its same way i wanted to expierince, be the man that i want him to be.The one who understand me,listen to me,and never neglects me and the most of all love me.Its really hard to find that guy,but if only i have that kind i will never let him go.
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    hihohihoDec 2, 2008 at 6:40 pm
    aww omg..
    this is fucking sweet..
    i say this song is sick as fuck
    i mean every girl goes through this.
    its crazy i wish my boi new i felt the same way...

    your fresita!

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