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(I heard it) through the grapevine.

Submitted by Ww Ww on Tue, 14/06/2016 - 02:53
  • Idiom: (I heard it) through the grapevine.
  • Language: English
  • Explained meaning: English
  • Lyrics containing the idiom: 8 lyrics

Meanings of "(I heard it) through the ..."

English

Famous for the Marvin Gaye song this originally refers to telegraph wires that back in their time were so intertwined that they resembled the grapevines.
Today this refers to informal communications channels, gossip.

Explained by Ww WwWw Ww on Tue, 14/06/2016 - 02:53
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"(I heard it) through..." in lyrics

Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through the Grapevine

That you're lettin' me go
Said I heard it through the grapevine
Ooh, I heard it through the grapevine

Creedence Clearwater Revival - I Heard It Through the Grapevine

Honey, Honey, I know (heard it through the grapevine not much longer would you be my baby)
That you're letting me go (yeah, yeah, yeah)
Said I heard it through the grapevine (heard it through the grapevine not much longer would you be my baby)
Oh, heard it thought the grapevine (yeah, yeah, yeah)

Pouya - Florida Thang

But I let you, I love the attention, yuh
Fake smiles and ulterior motives
I heard it through the grapevine you was faking the moaning
The moment you saw the money you knew your future was coming

Rina Katahira - Hey boy!

You come by my classroom a lot to hang out
I heard it through the grapevine. And our eyes meet a lot
Let's meet after school

Kaiser Chiefs - I have heard it through the grapevine

I heard it through the grapevine,
Not much longer would you be mine, baby yeah yeah
I heard it through the grapevine,
Not much longer would you be mine, baby yeah yeah

Sarolta Zalatnay - I've Heard It Through the Grapevine

Don't you know that I heard it through the grapevine
Not much longer would you be mine
Hey, I heard it through the grapevine
And I'm just about to lose my mind

Kristian Kristensen - I heard it through the grapevine

That you're lettin' me go
Said I heard it through the grapevine
Ooh, I heard it through the grapevine

Marisa Monte - I Heard it Through the Grapevine

Uhh, I bet you wonder
how I knew
'bout your plans
to make me blue