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Singing English - Time Clause

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Time Clauses (when, while, after, before, until/till, as soon as, whenever, ever since, by the time)
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Listen to the songs and complete the sentences with the appropriate form of the auxiliaries and missing words.

Whitney Houston - When You Believe

There can be 1 when you  believe.
Though hope is 2, it's hard to kill.
Who knows what miracles you can 3, when you believe, somehow you .
When prayer so often  4, hope seems like the summer bird too swiftly flown away.
5 6 and speaking words, I never thought I'd say.
They don't always happen when you  ask.
And it's easy to 7 your fear.
A small but still 8 voice says love is very near.
1 - actions or events believed to be caused by God, which is impossible according to the ordinary laws of nature
2 - something that is frail is easily damaged or broken [= fragile]
3 - successfully complete something or get a good result, especially by working hard
4 - (prove to) be without purpose or positive results
5 - try to achieve or get something
6 - a strong feeling of trust or confidence in someone or something
7 - no longer try to stop yourself from doing something you want to do
8 - able to become strong, happy or successful after a difficult situation or event

1 circles, confusion is nothing new.
Flash back warm nights almost 2.
Sometimes you 3 me I'm walking too far ahead.
Then you say "Go slow, I 4" and the second hand 5.
If you  6, you can look and you will find me.
After my picture  7 and darkness  turned to grey, you're wondering If I  okay.
And the drum 8.
1 - become unexpectedly involved in an unpleasant or annoying situation
2 - not think about something, especially an unpleasant experience
3 - imagine something by making an image in your mind
4 - move more slowly, make less progress or be less successful than other people
5 - become looser or undone after being wrapped around something
6 - not knowing your way/not feeling confident/unable to understand something
7 - gradually disappear
8 - not beat on the right time/drop out of rythm

Cindy Lauper - Time After Time

John Waller - While I'm Waiting

I move ahead 1 and confident.
While I  waiting, I 2.
While I  waiting, I not 3.
running the race even while I  wait.
I  taking every step in 4 while I  waiting.

1 - not afraid of taking risks and making difficult dicisions
2 - show respect and love for a god, especially by praying in a religious building
3 - become weak
4 - when someone does what they are told to do, or what a law, rule etc says they must do

Carrie Underwood - Before He Cheats
He's probably slow dancing with a 1 tramp.
She's probably 2.
I dug my key into the side of his pretty little 3 four wheel drive.
I took a 4 to both head lights, 5 a hole in all four tires.
Maybe next time he  think before he  6.
She's probably up singing some 7 version of Shania karaoke.
He's probably 8 three dollars worth of that 9.
The next time that he  6, it  on me.

1 - made blonde by using chemicals
2 - become full of energy and fun / sexually excited
3 - a souped-up car has been made more powerful
4 - a well-known baseball bat produced by Hillerich & Bradsby Company.
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5 - cut something violently with a knife, sword etc.
6 - behave in a dishonest way in order to win or to get an advantage /
be unfaithful to your husband, wife, or sexual partner by secretly having sex with someone else
7 - an insulting expression used to talk about white people who are poor and uneducated
8 - put a substance onto something with quick light movements of your hand
9 - in public bathrooms sometimes they have vending machines that dispense a collection of low-grade cologne (perfume or fragrance). According to some sources Underwood sings "bathroom Polo", and it might also be possible, because Polo is the name of a cologne can be bought from these kind of mashines.
You can see a video on how it works.


Story of the Year - Until The Day I Die
Until the day I  die I  1 you.
As years go by, I 2 the clock with you.
But still the 3  catch us.
I  4 you.
Should I bite my tongue until blood  5 my shirt?

1 - let everything out to be expressed to sy without holding anything back
2 - cause sg to run at high speed
3 - the long thin piece of metal that points to the seconds on a clock or watch
4 - accept the blame for something bad or not legal that another person has done

5 - become wet through by absorving liquid