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[Liam]
Can't ever get it right,
No matter how hard I try,
And I've tried.

[Zayn]
Well I put up a good fight,
But your words cut like knives,
And I'm tired.

[Zayn]
As you break my heart again this time,

[All]
Tell me I'm a screwed up mess,
That I never listen, listen,
Tell me you don't want my kiss,
That you need your distance, distance,
Tell me anything, but don't you say he's what you're missing, baby,
If he's the reason that you're leaving me tonight,
Spare me what you think and
Tell me a lie!

[Liam]
Well you're the charming type,
That little twinkle in your eye,
Gets me every time.

[Harry]
And well there must've been a time,
I was a reason for that smile,
So keep in mind,

[Liam]
As you take what's left of you and I,

[All]
Tell me I'm a screwed up mess,
That I never listen, listen,
Tell me you don't want my kiss,
That you need your distance, distance,
Tell me anything, but don't you say he's what you're missing, baby,
If he's the reason that you're leaving me tonight,
Spare me what you think and
Tell me a lie!

[Zayn]
Tell me a lie!
Tell me a lie!

[All]Tell me I'm a screwed up mess,
That I never listen, listen,
Tell me you don't want my kiss,
That you need your distance, distance,
Tell me anything, but don't you say he's what you're missing, baby,
If he's the reason that you're leaving me tonight.
Spare me what you think and
Tell me a lie!



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    UnregisteredJun 25, 2012 at 5:55 pm
    I think that maybey when they were dating a girl the girl was lying and she was cheating on another guy and maybey she's trying to get him back a d they'r saying so u can gocheating on them again or that hn she dumped them for someone else nd like they're saying why!
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    UnregisteredMar 19, 2012 at 7:09 pm
    I think the meaning is that shes leaving him, and he asks why. He probably knows she loves someone else, but he doesn't want to know that she loves someone more than him, so he wants her to lie to him so he won't have to deal with the harder heartbreak over the truth.
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    UnregisteredFeb 4, 2012 at 11:07 am
    For me it's about a couple the boy is really in love with the girl but the girl loves someone else and leaving him alone
    And he want the girl to lie i already go with that my bf loves my best friend and he leave me but one day my boy best friend his name is harry i found out that he loves me and now were 2 years in relationship
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    UnregisteredJul 16, 2012 at 2:58 pm
    He probably knows that his girlfriend is cheating on him, but doesn't want her to say that the reason they're breaking up is because of someone else. He would rather be told a lie. I think! Lol. Hehe, i love this song. My friend brief up with her boyfriend and sang: "you are a screwed up mess,/you never listen, listen,/i don't want your kiss,/and i need my distance, distance. "
    i was laughing so hard, but felt so bad!

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