writing's on the Wall

Submitted by Joyce Su on Wed, 18/07/2018 - 03:40

Idiomatic translations of "writing's on the Wall"

The writing is on the wall
Writing on the wall
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Meanings of "writing's on the Wall"


(寫在牆上), 出自聖經, 來比喻「不祥之兆」,「大難臨頭」

Explained by Joyce Su on Wed, 18/07/2018 - 03:40
Explained by Joyce Su

There are clear signs that something unpleasant or unwelcome is going to happen. (ref. Oxford Dictionary)

Explained by Icey on Sun, 02/09/2018 - 22:07
Explained by Icey

"writing's on the ..." in lyrics

Sam Smith - Writing's on the Wall

Tell me is this where I give it all up?
For you I have to risk it all
'Cause the writing's on the wall

Craig David - Rise And Fall

Sometimes in life you feel the fight is over,
And it seems as though the writing's on the wall,
Superstar you finally made it,

Stevie Wonder - Superstition

Very superstitious, writing's on the wall,
Very superstitious, ladders bout' to fall,
Thirteen month old baby, broke the lookin' glass
Seven years of bad luck, the good things in your past.

Stereo MC's - Connected

Here we go
If you make sure you're connected
The writing's on the wall
But if your mind's neglected

Plan B (UK) - Writing's On The Wall

We used to have fun
Now all we do is fight
We know something’s wrong
It’s clear something hear ain’t right

Plan B (UK) - Stay Too Long

I know what’s to come,
though I’m feelin happy now,
I know when I’m drunk,in ways it always lets me down,
Cos I always stay too long,

Skid Row - Youth Gone Wild

We stand and we won't fall
We're the one and one for all
The writing's on the wall
We are the youth gone wild

Taylor Swift - Wait for me

If you had only gotten to me first
If I could write a book on how this hurts
If you could see the way your smile looks to me

Shakira - I Am Here

I’m gone crazy
Never stopped loving you
But the writing's on the wall

Black Veil Brides - Die For You

The writing's on the wall
Your crimson touch is going no where
I'll hang on to every word you said
And sink my teeth into this nightmare

Bruno Mars - Click Clack Away

If I was broke I'd give you half of nothing
Or give it all then I give you more
I'm no decorator but the writing's on the wall
Winter summer fall, April, May and June

David Bowie - Fill Your Heart

So forget your head
And you'll be free
The writing's on the wall
Free, yeah

Ace of Base - Que Sera

She wonders if she'll ever get away

As far as I can see, the writing's on the wall
There's no return, we live, we learn

OK Go - The Writings on the Wall

It seems like forever
Since we had a good day
The writing's on the wall

ABREU - Vinegar

I need some time to think, so let me be
I've gotta tell you what I'm going through
The writing's on the wall, now can't you see?

Matthew Perryman Jones - Canción De La Noche

I've said enough
The writing's on the wall
A broken cup

Parkway Drive - Writings on the Wall

When you’re born in the dirt the only way to grow is up
So we reach for the sun but it seems
Every rung that you climb is another crooked line
That you cross off the tally of your dreams

Elvis Blue - Save Me

What’s the use of this?
Why do I even try?
And problems disappear
Whenever you walk by

Judy Garland - The Man That Got Away

No more his eager call,
The writing's on the wall;
The dreams you dreamed have all

Ozzy Osbourne - Slow Down

I'll never bother keeping up with you
Burning the candle at both ends, it's true
You know the writing's on the wall
Why do you ride to take a fall

Joe Lynn Turner - Losing you

Know what you're saying, know what you
wanna do
The writing's on the wall and every word is true
I'm losing you... I see it in your eyes

Darin - F Your Love

This is my last goodbye
The writing’s on the wall
Wish I could go back in time
And wipe all your kisses off

Giánnis Ploútarchos - Good Evening, My Loneliness

Good evening my loneliness
Writing's on the wall
You to be my partner for a long time

Robert Coppola Schwartzman - So Bad

No surprises on my birthday cake
The candles said it all
Writing's on the wall
Feeling older

Maria Kritikou - Black Pupa

Always in front of me

Our writing's on the wall, what do you think?
I do not need nobody anymore in my whole life

Glennis Grace - My Impossible Dream

You ‘n' me – we're driftin' far apart
Our story has been told
Can't you see – the writing's on the wall?
I've come in from the cold…and I will follow my dream…

Eugene McGuinness - Lion

We'll feast upon the plump juniper berries

The writing's on the wall and it says red rum
On this side of the mirror so go fetch me some

Kerry Livgren - To live for the king

Living for the King, (rejoice, rejoice, rejoice, it's an easy choice)
Living for the King, (the time has come to sing, we're going to walk, walk with the King)
Living for the King, (open your eyes, open your eyes, the writing's on the wall, don't you realize?)
Living for the King, (reject it or rejoice, before each man's a choice)

Butcher Babies - I Smell a Massacre

Save yourself
This is straight war
The writing's on the wall

Sum 41 - A Murder Of Crows (You're All Dead To Me)

You're all dead to me
Gotta say it was nice to know you all
Take a look cause the writing's on the wall
You disappear but I survive

Jacob Whitesides - Heartbeat

Now that you finally see
The writing's on the wall
Honey he brought you down

Starsailor - Listen to Your Heart

When all the fires start to fall
You feel you're up against it all
Don't think the writing's on the wall
Listen to your heart

Mr. Strange - The Last Song

I know this isn’t what you wanted,
You wanted more of the same, well that’s a game I cannot play,
Everything ends sometime,
If it doesn’t end nothing new begins,

Louden Swain - Wasted Afternoon

And you can't have it all
But you take it anyway
The writing's on the wall
When it should be on the page

Chase Atlantic - Cassie

The writing's on the wall right now
And I'm way too involved somehow
Shit I probably tore her heart right out
At least that's how it feels right now (yeah)

Sparks - Something for the Girl with Everything

Something for the girl with everything
See, the writing's on the wall
You bought the girl a wall

Falsettos (Musical) - The Man That Got Away

No more his eager call
The writing's on the wall
The dreams you dreamed have all

Sam Smith - 大難臨頭

因為大難臨頭[fn] (Idiom) Writing's on the Wall (寫在牆上), 出自聖經, 來比喻「不祥之兆」,「大難臨頭」[/fn]

Black Sabbath - Never Say Die

Never say die

Panic, silver lining, writing's on the wall
Children get together, you can save us all

Biff Rose - Fill Your Heart

Then you'll be free

The writing's on the wall
Free-yeah'. And you can know it all

ASTR - Bleeding Love

We almost had it all
But now we’re left in chains


Nadine Coyle - Gossip

Rise before the fall, the fall, oh woah
Heard it all before, before, oh woah
Writing's on the wall, the wall