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writing's on the Wall

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

Idiomatic translations of "writing's on the Wall"

Danish
Det står skrevet på væggen / i sandet / I stjernerne
English
Writing on the wall
Explanations:
English #1, #2, #3, Russian
Swedish
Skriften på väggen
Explanations:
Turkish
Duvardaki Yazı
Explanations:
Turkish
gün gibi ortada

Meanings of "writing's on the Wall"

Chinese

(寫在牆上), 出自聖經, 來比喻「不祥之兆」,「大難臨頭」

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

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

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

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

Marina - Handmade Heaven

The ivy growing tall
This life don't suit me anymore
The writing's on the wall

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

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)

The Lumineers - Leader Of The Landslide

Finally I can see you as the leader of the landslide

She left, she left, the writing's on the wall
Please believe me, don't answer when she calls

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

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.

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,

Kllo - Candid

When you're the one that instigated
I had not reciprocated, no
Writing's on the wall

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

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

Matthew Perryman Jones - Canción De La Noche

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

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

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

Liam Titcomb - Landslide

We can't hide at all
Oh, the writing's on the wall

Shakira - I Am Here

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

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

Robert Coppola Schwartzman - So Bad

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

OK Go - The Writings on the Wall

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

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

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