Ronan
Usher - Moving Mountains Please explain these lyrics: My stock is down and out, I used to be worth my weight in gold Just leave me ( here I understand ) Just leave me be? ( is the same as Just leave me alone?) lyrics https://genius.com/Usher-moving-mountains-lyrics video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQr-HmfXZ-Q thank you!
Sep 13, 2018 4:38 PM
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Hi, yes ‘just leave me be’ is equivalent to ‘just leave me alone.’ It sounds a bit more dramatic/poetic, that’s the only difference I’m aware of.
September 13, 2018
Hi Ronan! It is a VERY slight difference. In fact, they are so subtle that they are entirely interchangeable. But if you want a thorough clarification, I'll try my best: "Just leave me" tends to focus the attention on the person walking away from you (physically) or breaking up with you (a separation). Saying "just leave me be" focuses the attention more on yourself, and you are asking someone to allow you to leave so you can focus your thoughts inward. Please let me know if I did not explain this well enough.
September 13, 2018
Hi Ronan, My stock is down and out, I used to be worth my weight in gold Means: Usher is bankrupt , but he consider himself valuable as gold. He means his self-esteem.
September 13, 2018
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