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Say Something

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play Say something, I'm   up on you
play I'll be the one if you   me to
play Anywhere I would've   you
play Say something, I'm giving up on you

play And I... am feeling so  
play It was   my head
play I know   at all
play And I... will   and fall
play I'm still   to love
play Just starting to  

play Say something, I'm giving up on you
play I'm sorry that I couldn't get to you
play Anywhere I would've followed you
play Say something, I'm giving up on you

play And I... will swallow my pride
play You're the one that I love
play And I'm saying  

play Say something, I'm giving up on you
play And I'm sorry that I couldn't get to you
play And anywhere I would've followed you (Oh-Ooh)
play Say something, I'm giving up on you

play Say something, I'm giving up on you
play Say something...

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"Say Something" talks about a breakup, where the lover is implored to make a statement that could potentially reverse plans, with the singers expressing humility, sadness and regret."
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pride

A sense of one's own proper dignity or value; self-respect


Over one's head

(idiomatic) More complex or confusing than one can understand; beyond one’s comprehension. (idiomatic) More than one can handle; too much (especially in over one's head). To be involved in a difficult situation that you cannot get out of:

  1. This is way over my head. Can you explain it more simply?
  2. I’m in over my head on this project. Can you help?

give up on sb

(abandon: [sb]) (sombebody)

  1. I'm staying because I love you, and I'm not giving up on you.

Crawl

to move slowly or with difficulty, especially with your body stretched out along the ground or on hands and knees:

  1. Do you let baby crawl on dirty floor?

stumble

to step badly and almost fall over