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Taylor Swift – You Belong With Me lyrics
You're on the phone with your girlfriend, she's upset
She's going off about something that you said
She doesn't get your humour like I do

I'm in
the room, it's a typical Tuesday night
I'm listening
to the kind of music she doesn't like
And she'll never know your story like I do

But she
wears short skirts, I wear t-shirts
She's cheer captain, and I'm on the bleachers
Dreaming about the
day when you'll wake up and find
That what you're lookin for has been here the whole time

If you could
see that I'm the one who understands you
Been here all along so why can't you see?
You belong with me

You belong with me

Walkin the streets with
you and your all worn out jeans,
I can't help thinking this is how it ought to be
Laughing on the park bench thinkin
to myself
Hey isn't this easy?

And you've got that smile that
could light up this whole town
I haven't seen it in awhile, since she brought you down
You say you fine I know you better than that
Hey, Whatcha doing with a girl like that?

She wears high heels, I wear
sneakers
She's cheer captain and I'm on the bleachers
Dreaming about the day when you'll wake
up and find
That what you're looking for has been here the whole time

If you could see that I'm the one who understands you
Been here all along so why can't you see?
You belong with me

Standin by, I'm waiting at your back door

All this time how could you not know baby?
You belong with me
You belong with me

Oh I remember you driving to my house in
the middle of the night
I'm the one who makes you laugh when you know you're about to cry
I know your favorite songs and you tell me about your dreams
I think I know where you belong. I think I
know it's with me.

Can't you see that I'm the one who understands you?
Been here all along so why can't you see?
You belong with me

Standing by, I'm waiting at your back door
All this time
how could you not know baby
You belong with me
You belong with me

You belong with me
Have you ever
thought just maybe
You belong with me
You belong with me
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  • iluvTaylorSwift96
    + 18
    iluvTaylorSwift96
    The music video tells a lot about high school. Theres the big football star, the blond nerd (no offense but that's one of her alter egos in this music video), and the cheer captian (the other alter ego). The football guy and the captian are dating, but the nerd thinks otherwise. He should be with her because she understands him more than the captain.
    By the way, taylor swift if you read this, you look awsome with blond and brunette hair!
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  • heartsandbones
    + 13
    heartsandbones
    Did you know that the mean girl's role in the music video is also played by the only Taylor Swift? Haha. Bet you didn't know.
    Hmm. What I can say is that the music is great (nice job, Taylor!) and it has a philanthropic meaning that has touched many hearts especially those hearts that are desperate and craving for undying love.
    Um, am I too verbose? I didn't mean to perturb you, guys. I just wanted to share my thoughts about the song and I hope we all feel the same way.
    Thanks! ☺.
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  • j
    + 5
    jetwings4
    I like this song, because it reminds me of the butterflies in my stomach when I was a teenager, in love with a boy in my class. Oh the fears, and the questions that troubled my mind all the time! :) I was worried more about him, than about myself. He realized that I liked him, and we started hanging out. But, as all storytales end in real life, bullying at class set us apart. Years later, he admitted that he liked me. I didn; t know how to respond. The flame had died long time ago, but the memory hadn't. This song reminds of those times, when every smile counted, every touch with our eyes meant the world, because that was love for both of us. Keep those moments, girls! They are your first winds of love:)
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  • m
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    mileycyrus2010
    At first I didn't really like taylor swift. Then I was (in my mom's car) listening to radio disney and this song came on! I started to like it. Then every day it would play on radio disney! I like now love this song! It's sooo inspirational and you can keep up with the beat. Taylor is a very pretty girl, and I think she will make it far in her future life. Good luck tay! You rock! And I think it was sad that kanye came up to her and took the microphone away and said beyonce's single ladies song was better! Kayne should have just sat his 40 something year old tail down somewhere. But taylor you rock! And just because someone says they don't like you don't let them put you down! You know you rock, and nothing can change that!
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  • happy333
    + 3
    happy333
    Taylor is talking to her ex and she is telling him that this girl that he is with now is no good for him. She doesn't get his sense of humour and she just takes his love for granted and taylor tells him that he belongs with her and why can't he see that his gf is sooo bad for him. Oh taylor just give up, he is no good 4 you if he can't see how gr8 you are for him or for anyone. .
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  • h
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    Has09
    I think this is where Taylor's Ex boyfriend breaks up with her and starts going out with the captain of the cheerleaders. His new girlfriend probably doesn't even really love him and is just using him to be popular. Taylor is trying to tell him that she actually loves him and cares about and his new girlfriend doesn't and taylor is trying to tell him that he belongs with her.
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  • t
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    t0n3tluv25495
    I really like this song. The meaning for me is that there are such a thousands of things that you are differ from another man. Like the things you like, sometimes you like to wear pedals or shorts but the other hand she likes to wear skirts. So you see. And a perfect boy should choose the perfect girl for him. Not that you just choose a girl 'cause she is very rich. It's not like that. : D
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  • cheerelks
    + 2
    cheerelks
    This was true for me a while ago. Me and this guy were meant for each other! We both loved each other but something was wrong! He had a girlfriend and he originally told me this! And all the time going through our "relationship" I thought that he belonged to me! But what I found out was that sometimes the guy you wanted is the one you don't really want. I am much happier and better off now that I am not with my Mr. Used to be perfect! So don't let that one guy who you really want but can't have stop you because in the end he probably won't be all you imagined he would be! Believe me I have cried enough!
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  • B
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    Brooklyn4ever&always
    I'm a nerd with auburn hair and I'm a teacher's pet. I have a crush on the school's most popular, handsome and totally awesome football player. We're in class together but he's dating my rival, the captain of the cheerleading squad, she's blonde. She bullied me since we were in 7th grade. And I finally got tired of it. I usually caught him staring at me then looked away blushing. Then there was a School Fall Party, and I came with a white dress quite similar to Taylor's. This song is like me and insipires me a lot, that I'm not alone. Thank Taylor!
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  • l
    + 1
    lovesmexxx
    I love this song and I can relate to it. I love this guy but he has a girlfriend and he thinks he loves her. We are really good friends and we can tell each other anything. I wish I could have a happy ending like the one in the music video but it probably won't happen. I just wish that it could be as easy in real life; (#
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  • s
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    shirlesJ
    Omg omg! Ok so I used to hate this song and I wasnt really found of it. But I just saw the music vid bc my freind made me see it and I love this song, the music video changed the way I thot about this song, any way I love it so much! You can even look up the not so good comment I put but now I am completly in love with this song lol and the music video. Once again proving how much I love taylor swift even if she plays country and I'm into screamo I love this song so much! Keep listen and look up the vid if you haven't. Its amazing. I just had to put this on right away right now lol thanks for reading.
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  • r
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    ruth1018
    I love this song I can relate coz it has a pure meaning about teens in love and I like taylor swift in "YOU BELONG WITH ME" Music Video she's like first like a simple teen girl that had been in love on her since-childhood friend that had a girlfriend she is always there for him then one he found out that they found out that her boy-friend's girlfriend had a new boyfriend then one day they let their feelings out and be together.
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  • seddierulez90
    + 1
    seddierulez90
    Well, Creddie fans don't realize that Carly has been with other boys. Lyke, She dated Griffin and she had a crush on Jake. Freddie and Fred had the same crush for her (did you see Imeet Fred when Fred said to Carly "Should we kiss?'' ''No..." lol but hey, She just probably wants to be single.) But younglovee, if Freddie could see the vulnerable side of Sam, This song would fit. P. S. You spelled my user wrong. Srry for pointing it out if it annoys you! Love this song btw!
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  • w
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    Walang4eversaearth7
    This song is so amazing! The beat, the lyrics, and everything! To my understanding, its about two best friends, one girl and the other is a boy. Then the girl has a big crush on the boy, who is cute and popular. But the girl is totally the opposite. She is considered weird, a total geek, has like zero popularity and you name it. But then the guy also has a crush on the girl even though he's dating someone else who is popular, rich, and a fashion expert. But the girl he is dating is also mean. And the 'geek girl' wants to tell about her feelings for him but couldn't for a really long time. It's also the same with her best friend. And it turns out, she knows and appreciates him more than his girlfriend. Then they both confess their love for each other in the end. Then the boy breaks up with 'popular girl' a.k.a. his girl friend. This song is also super duper cute! I love you Taylor! Thank you for making amazing songs that most girl can relate to! Well this is both my meaning and reaction to this song.
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  • m
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    mzvictory10
    I think the song is about this high school boy, who lives next to Taylor. Taylor has a crush on him, but he has this controlling girlfriend she does not like. She talks to him every night, too afraid to express her feelings to him. Then one night, she goes out to a dance and find out he likes her too!!! It's an awesome song and music video. It's awesome!
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    This song depicted my life. Almost perfectly, I guess taylor always read our diaries, eh?
    In my life, you can say I'm the nerdy girl. A close male friend of mine, and his 'evil' girlfriend, also exist. Lets just say that, the ending ain't the same. But the outline of the plot fits, perfectly. I even became an agent between them, trying my best so he can end happily with her and bury my wish to be with him deep inside. Just smiling, laughing and socializing with him is more than enough with me, even though the topic is about that girl, or my missions as their agent. But then, lets just say this guy friend of mine is meaner, way meaner (or maybe is deeply inlove with the evil girl. I'll say his love is blind, so damn blind), than the one in this song. In the end I didn't succeed, they broke up, we got a little bit farther, and then one day I was just teasing him cause, well, I wanna socialize with him! He gets mad, and then it goes like that for a few weeks until I confessed to him. But everything turned out worse, he ignored me.
    And, that is my first love, so, this song has a very, very, very deep meaning for me.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    All of you people are selfish. You only think of yourselves. You should follow my example. As a strong minded individual I believe that the guy in the music video would be better off with me. Not taylor or the cheer leader. With my looks and charming personality we could conquer the world. But only if I led. And also some of the comments were put on after 9: 00 pm, which is not an acceptable time for you kiddy winkles (especially you unregistered) like yourselves to be jamming to this beautifully, pumped up written song. You should really listen to my music taste especially prince and susan boyle.
    Kind regards,.
    Unregistered.
    Xxxx.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    This is the first song that I heard from taylor. She is such a good singer and I knew that also the mean girl was played by taylor swift.
    This song means that a boy you like and know very well about is dating a girl that is prettier and cool than you, but that girl doesn't understand the boy very well. The boy doesn't realize that you are the one who really understands his heart.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    This song is perfect for me because it reminds me of me and my best guy friend and he likes a girl that wears short skirts and acts all perfect. Then there's me and I wear t shirts and sneakers. Me and him hang out all the time and I want him to know how I feel but I'm sorta scared and all I can think about it. Y can't he see he belongs with me. He belongs with me.
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    I can really relate to this wen I waz in 5th or 4th something like that I always talked to this boy we were just friends we get to know each other better and the I relize I like him and it turns out he likes me too we finally have the courage to tell each other but we can't exactly be together becuz we were in different classes and in the end I had to transfer skools but we still talked by facebook texting emailing it is a sad feeling to leave someone you have feelings 4 that's all.
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  • r
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    razorlove88
    For me this song really relates to me. Cuz it always happen to me. I dunno why. But everytime I friend with a guy we will become so close like we're an item but then he will start telling me that he likes other girl and asked me to help him to hit that girl. I guess I can't never be a real girlfriend to anyone. All I am to a guy is a friend.
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  • s
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    shirlesJ
    I'm sorry everyone. I hope evryone respects my opinion on this song, as I respect urs. =))
    Um, well I'm not rely found of this song.
    But the meaning is this, the meaning of the song is that the girl is telling a guy that she has known for quite a while nd tht knows her family very well to like her instead of the girl freind he already has.
    The meaning is quite simple. But its alright if you vote me negative if you don't agree w this song lol I'm a good sport lol well keep enjoying this song evryone tht like it lol =)
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    ChaoticVivi
    The only reason this song is so popular is becouse of the millions of girls out there whi feel the exact same way. It's pretty obvious what this song is about, the whole "you belong with me" thing is about a girl who pines over a guy that's so close yet so far away. She basicly can't have him yet she still obsesses over him. I can't help but feel that this song is somewhat anti-feminist. I don't know. Just a gut feeling. I've heard a song that's creepily similar to this one: "Girl Next Door" by Saving Jane. When I first heard "you belong with me" I couldn't help but think "plagarism!".
    By the way. Am I the only person who commented on this using correct grammar?
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    periwinkle018
    Perfect! This song relates to me. I have a bestfriend maybe for eight years. We laugh anf cry together from night till the dawn breaks. We never get tired of hanging out in the night and say up late. We just laugh and laugh,. Sometimes we cry together. And on our 6th years of friendship, I just suddenly felt that I love him. But he has a girlfriend,. She's stupid and always makes my bestfriend cry. I can accept that she's more beautiful than me,. But my characters are better than her. She's stupid! I hate her for hurting my bestfirend.
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    ealmashie
    This is true there is this boy that I like for a long time. He has went no with my best friend 5 times or so. So you can say that I have seen him A lot. And we have been pretty close friends. Well we just got in a fight and he told me that he isn't my friend anmore and that he used to like me but now he dost. So you can say that I blew it! I am so retard for making him mad!
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  • j3tski33
    - 1
    j3tski33
    Your on the phone to your girlfriend shes upset shes goin off about somthin that you said she doesn't get your humour like I do.
    Its a typical tuesday night I'm listenin to the kind of music she doesn't like and she'l never know your story like I do.
    Coz you wear short skirts I wear t-shirts shes cheer captain and I'm on the bleachers dreamin bout the day that you'll wake up and find what your lookin for has been here the whole time.
    If you could see that I'm the one who understands you been here all so long so why can't you see you belong with me you belong with me.
    Walk in the streets with you and your worn out jeans I can't help thinkin this is how it ought to be laughing to myself isn't this easy.
    And youve got a smile that could light up this whole town I haven't seen it in a while since she bought you down you say your fine I know you better than that hey watchya doin with a girl like that.
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  • j
    - 1
    JWaliciaJW
    This song means so much to me! This dumb boy had to tell everyone on his bus who I liked. And I found out that he's got a gf. And now I think the song says it all. The part where it says "But she wears short skirts
    I wear T-shirts She's cheer captain And I'm on the bleachers Dreaming about the day when you wake up And find that what you're looking for has been here the whole time If you could see that I'm the one who understands you Been here all along so why can't you see You belong with me You belong with me. Means all of it. Why can't he just see?!? :(
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  • U
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    Unregistered
    There are 2 girls and they end up fighting and they are completely different and a boy knows Taylor is perfect for him but Taylor does not realize that he is perfect and the boy tries to prove he is perfect by helping her and hanging out with her and being romantic and telling her how different her and the other girl is because one is popular and one is a nerd and they should not be friends but that they should.
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    • iluvTaylorSwift96
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      iluvTaylorSwift96
      The music video tells a lot about high school. Theres the big football star, the blond nerd (no... Read more →
    • heartsandbones
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      heartsandbones
      Did you know that the mean girl's role in the music video is also played by the only Taylor Swift?... Read more →

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