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What is the purpose of using “don't” instead of “doesn't” in this phrase: “But she don't know you like I know you Slim” [duplicate]

I was listening to Eminem's song Stan. I noticed in one verse he says: But she don't know you like I know you Slim... At first I didn't believe my ears, but when I read out the lyrics I got ...
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Some lyrics that need a little correction!

"throw it (food?) to the monsters for them to share" I want it to mean that you throw food to some whatever monsters, so they could share it with each other. Is it possible to correct this sentence, ...
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What is the meaning of “footloose” in “Now I gotta cut loose, footloose”

I have searched in Dictionaries for the word “footloose” and found many senses. Yet I have to admit that I cannot figure out which one is more appropriate in the lyrics’ context. Actually I can’t get ...
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Question about lyrics meaning

Once I listened to a song and there were some strange words that I can't understand. I have searched for the lyrics and found various results: My nervous system is shot all right. My nervous ...
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How can I make this sentence better?

I am going to say something in English but I don't know what are the best words or grammatical method for expression of it? This is the concept : "Soul is the point at the center of art circle" ...
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What's the meaning of “…don't you black or white me”

Beat me, hate me You can never break me Will me, thrill me You can never kill me Jew me, sue me Everybody do me Kick me, kike me Don't you black or white me It's from MJ's track, my ...
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“The way I are” [closed]

I always get confused when I listen to the song "The way I are" by Timbaland. What is the point of saying "I are" instead of "I am"? Is this grammatically correct?
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Usage of to and for

I was wondering why the singer first sings a little bit of my life for you, and after, a little bit of your time to me. Is there any difference in how these prepositions are used? Is this unique to ...
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You're the light in my “deepest” hour

This is one of the verses in the song How deep is your love by Bee Gees. I believe in you You know the door to my very soul You're the light in my deepest, darkest hour You're my savior when ...

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