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No Doubt

Don't Speak

Lyrics

play You and me
play We used to be  
play Everyday together  
play I really  
play That I'm   my best friend
play I can't believe
play This   be the end
play It looks as though you're letting go
play And if it's  
play Well I don't want to  

play Don't speak
play I know just what you're saying
play So please stop explaining
play Don't tell me cause it hurts
play Don't speak
play I know what you're thinking
play I don't need your reasons
play Don't tell me cause it hurts

play Our  
play Well, they can be  
play But some are  
play Mighty frightening
play As we die, both you and I
play With my   in my hands
play I sit and cry

play Don't speak
play I know just what you're saying
play So please stop explaining
play Don't tell me cause it hurts (no, no, no)
play Don't speak
play I know what you're thinking
play I don't need your reasons
play Don't tell me cause it hurts

play It's all ending
play I gotta stop   who we are...
play You and me I can see us   ...are we?

play Don't speak
play I know just what you're saying
play So please stop explaining
play Don't tell me cause it hurts (no, no, no)
play Don't speak
play I know what you're thinking
play I don't need your reasons
play Don't tell me cause it hurts
play Don't tell me cause it hurts!
play I know what you're saying
play So please stop explaining

play Don't speak,
play don't speak,
play don't speak,
play oh I know what you're thinking
play And I don't need your reasons
play I know you're good,
play I know you're good,
play I know you're real good

play Oh, la la la la la la La la la la la la
play Don't, Don't, uh-huh Hush, hush darlin'
play Hush, hush darlin' Hush, hush
play don't tell me tell me cause it hurts
play Hush, hush darlin' Hush, hush darlin'
play Hush, hush don't tell me tell me cause it hurts

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meaningMeaning

Originally it was a love song. After Tony Kanal dumped Gwen, it became a song about heartbreak.

She was just reminicing on her relationship and how painful it was. She also appears to be strong, but devastated by what happened between the two.

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Lyrics in blue Chorus

vocabulary Vocabulary

inviting

tempting

  1. Dinner on the town and then a concert sounds very inviting.

Mighty

strong

  1. The mighty lion took down a wildebeest.

To Pretend

act as if

  1. He pretended to eat her ice cream.
  2. I was just pretending. I'm not really going to eat your ice cream

hush

be quiet, silence

  1. The teacher said, "Hush everyone, I'm trying to explain."
  2. There was a sudden hush when the news of the war broke.