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Extracted from a song,
You're falling star
You're the getaway car
You're the line in the sand
When I go to far
What does the third line which says "You're the line in the sand" mean?
Thanks in advance,
SarunnioHi,One side in a conflict draws a line in the sand.....the other side dares not cross it, or there is a price to be paid [war?]. I'm not sure of the significance here.
May I know the title of the song? I'd just like to read the whole lyrics as it sounds interesting to me. Thanks!
Anonymous:Hi Intelligent Freak'
The song is "Everything" by Michael Buble. Listen to it. Its joyful!
IMO, the line in the sand serves as a guide, since he is going too far, so he knows what to follow when he goes back... I hope I get it right... But whatever the meaning is, I just fell inlove with the song.. [L]
So, "a line in the sand" is a point beyond which one will not go.
I think here it means "you stop me when I go too far", "you won't let me go too far".
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