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So Sick Ne-Yo
1. Match the words in the left to their possible complements.

be fed up with get over walk out turn off

a wonderful ex-boyfriend on your family the air conditioning the tv your spoiled little brother

2. Use the expressions from #1 to fill in the blanks. Make any necessary changes. Mmmm mmm yeah I'm so (4) ______ ______ with my thoughts of you Do do do do do do do-do And your memory Ohh Yeah And how every song reminds me Of what used to be Gotta change my answering machine Now that I'm alone That's the reason I'm so sick of love songs Cuz right now it says that we So tired of tears Can't come to the phone So done with wishing you were still here And I know it makes no sense Said I'm so sick of love songs so sad and slow Cuz you (1) _________ ______ the door So why can't I (3) _____ _____ the radio? But it's the only way I hear your voice anymore (it's ridiculous) (Leave me alone) It's been months Leave me alone And for some reason I just (Stupid love songs) (can't (2) _______ ________ us) Don’t make me think about her smile And I'm stronger than this Or having my first child (enough is enough) Let it go No more walking round (5) _____ _____ the radio With my head down I'm so over being blue Cuz I'm so sick of love songs Crying over you So tired of tears So done with wishing she was still here And I'm so sick of love songs Said I'm so sick of love songs so sad and slow So tired of tears So why can't I (3) _____ _____ the radio? So done with wishing you were still here (why can't I (3) _____ _____ the radio?) Said I'm so sick of love songs so sad and slow So why can't I (3) _____ _____ the radio? Said I'm so sick of love songs So tired of tears Gotta fix that calendar I have So done with wishing she was still here That's marked July 15th Said I'm so sick of love songs so sad and slow Because since there's no more you So why can't I (3) _____ _____ the radio? There's no more anniversary (why can't I (3) _____ _____ the radio?) 3. Discuss. a) What is wrong with his answering machine? Why doesn’t he fix it? b) What is the problem with his calendar? c) Why does he want to turn off the radio? 4. Enough is enough! Are these sentences true about you? a) I’m done and over with some people who I c) I’m fed up with my school teachers. once considered friends. d) Getting over crushes is a piece of cake. b) I’m sick and tired of my mother telling me e) So Sick reminds me of a very special what to do. someone. TO BE USED WITH NE-YO’S SONG “SO SICK”

Answer Key 1. be fed up with your spoiled little brother, get over a wonderful ex-boyfriend, walk out on your family, turn off the tv, turn off the air conditioning 2. Cuz you (1) walked out the door (can't (2) get over us) So why can't I (3) turn off the radio? I'm so (4) fed up with my thoughts of you (5) Turning off the radio

3. a) What is wrong with his answering machine? Why doesn’t he fix it? They have recorded the message together saying “We can’t come to the phone”, but she doesn’t live there anymore. He doesn’t change the message because listening to it is the only way he can hear her voice. b) What is the problem with his calendar? The calendar has a mark around their anniversary, but now they broke up there’s not going to be an anniversary. c) Why does he want to turn off the radio? Because he can’t stand love songs now that he is heartbroken.

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