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Goodbye Girl Words & Music by David Gates

All your life you've waited for love to come and stay
And now that I have found you, you must not slip away
I know it's hard believing the words you've heard before
But darlin' you must trust them just once more
'Cause baby, goodbye doesn't mean forever
Let me tell you goodbye doesn't mean we'll never be together again
If you wake up and I'm not there, I won't be long away
'Cause the things you do, my goodbye girl, will bring me back to you
I know you've been taken, afraid to hurt again
You fight the love you feel for me, instead of giving in
But I can wait forever, a-helping you to see
That I was meant for you and you for me
So remember goodbye doesn't mean forever
Let me tell you goodbye doesn't mean we'll never be together again
Though we may be so far apart you still will have my heart
So forget your past, my goodbye girl
'Cause now you're home at last

1. slip away, phrasal verb, to leave a place secretly or without anyone noticing; if
something such as an opportunity slips away, it is no longer available:
- He slipped away into the crowd.
- We slipped away before the presentation was over.
- Don't let the opportunity slip away.
- She knew that time was slipping away.
- Their support gradually slipped away.
2. hard, adj., difficult to understand, do, experience, or deal with:
- It is hard to believe that she's only nine.
- It's hard for old people to change their ways.
- It's hard being a single mother.
- I thought the exam was really hard.
- He's a hard man to work for/to please.
- That's a very hard question.
- Ending a relationship is always hard but in this case it's for the best.
3. mean. v., to express or represent something such as an idea, thought, or fact:
- If you don't know what the word means, look it up in a dictionary.
- What do you mean by that remark?
- These figures mean that almost six percent of the working population is unemployed.

phrasal verb.. . She refused to give in. prep. if you want. away. phrasal verb. .Could I have tuna instead of ham? .Don't be afraid to say what you think. give in.They were meant for each other. to return somebody/something: . .. v. . instead of standing there and watching? .I brought a T-shirt back for Mark. . 8. adv. A continuous white line in the middle of the road means no overtaking.. to try hard to stop.Simon is away with flu. 7. fight. deal with or oppose something bad: . to accept that you have been defeated and agree to stop competing or fighting: . afraid. .We need the public's help in fighting crime.I was a little afraid of him when I first met him. .You'll never guess the answer . in place of someone or something: . they are very suitable as partners for each other: .She’s meant for him. 9.I wish you'd spend more time at home instead of going out drinking with your friends every night. .The neighbors are away. people often say scared rather than afraid: . 5.We will fight for as long as it takes.She was away from work / on vacation for a week. Note: In everyday English. and finally got the opportunity she was looking for.Why don't you help. instead of.It's all over.Why not use your bike to get to work instead of your car? . .You can go instead of me.Bringing back the death penalty has done absolutely nothing to reduce crime.What did you bring the kids back from Italy? . if two people are meant for each other. be meant for sb.We just had soup instead of a full meal. There's nothing to be afraid of now. . not present [Synonym: absent]: . 4. .. or feeling worry about the possible results of a particular situation: .Workers are fighting the decision to close the you give in? .I’m scared of heights. - 10.Vitamin C is thought to help fight colds and flu.She wouldn't give in until she received a full apology.If you’re going to the store.The government refused to give in to their demands. . could you bring me back a six-pack? 6. bring back.I’m afraid of flying/heights/spiders. . . . . feeling fear.