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(Shang)
Let's get down to business
To defeat the Huns.
Did they send me daughters
When I asked for sons
?
You're the saddest bunch I've ever met,
But you can bet before were through,
Mister I'll make a man out of you.

Tranquil as a forest,
But on fire within.
Once you find your center,
You are sure to win
.
You're a spineless pale pathetic lot
And you haven't got a clue.
Somehow I'll make a man out of you.

(Chan-Po)I'm never gonna catch my breath.

(Yow)Say goodbye to those who knew me.

(Ling)Why was I a fool in school for cutting gym?

(Mushu)This guy's got them scared to death!

(Mulan/Ping)Hope he doesn't see right through me.

(Chan-Po)Now I really wish that I knew how to swim!

(Be a man)
We must be swift as the coursing river,
(Be a man)
With all the force of a great typhoon,
(Be a man)
With all the strength of a raging fire,
Mysterious as the dark side of the moon.

Time is racing toward us,
'Til the Huns arrive.
Heed my every order,
And you might survive.
You're unsuited for the rage of war,
So pack up, go home, you're through.
How could I make a man out of you?

(Be a man)
We must be swift as the coursing river,
(Be a man)
With all the force of a great typhoon,
(Be a man)
With all the strength of a raging fire,
Mysterious as the dark side of the moon.

(Be a man)
We must be swift as the coursing river,
(Be a man)
With all the force of a great typhoon,
(Be a man)
With all the strength of a raging fire,
Mysterious as the dark side of the moon.



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    momi1999Oct 14, 2010 at 1:48 pm
    this song is totally cool!!! i have seen the movie, and i think this song has a message:we must work hard and stick together in a crisis!
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    UnregisteredFeb 9, 2014 at 1:31 pm
    To save China, you must first become a man. This is the only meaning to the song. If you wish to be successful - you must be a man. Being a woman is bad, and you must undergo special "man-training" to save china. This is the meaning to this song, and yes, all of life too.
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    UnregisteredJun 5, 2012 at 11:22 am
    When mulan accomplished the log activity
    I was so fired up
    And i was shouting at the tv
    "go girl power!!! If she can do it i can do it"
    She's my hero/idol
    I wish i can do things like her

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