ball and chain

Adicionado por Schnurrbrat em Domingo, 09/02/2020 - 16:45

Meanings of "ball and chain"


1. Something (or someone) that prevents you from doing what you had intention to do.
2. A humorous slang for "wife".

Explicado por SchnurrbratSchnurrbrat em Domingo, 09/02/2020 - 16:45
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"ball and chain" em letras

Florina - Go, go on, live

Some would like to swap their lives for yours
not knowing that every hope brings its sorrow.
Like an invisible burden[fn]or nuisance; maybe a person who is a burden or nuisance. Can't use "ball" in that sense in English, except in the phrase "ball and chain"[/fn] that often makes us laughable
we write the story but it isn't a poem.

Bostin - I Hope (Yiruma River Flows In You Rap Remix)

What if he's the one to help you get out of the rain
What if he's the one to want to always make your day
See it isn't fair man let's break the ball and chain
If you've had some bad experiences with guys in the past

Orelsan - Valentine's Day

I love ugly ones 'cause there's no need to say 'I love you'
I like blondes when they come in gagged
I always end a camroun penetration with a ball and chain to my feet

IAM - Born Under the Same Star

But I cried to get a job like a dying man without a drink
The "I love you's" to my parents, alone in my bed at night
To each it's own ball and chain, with no goal life is too long
Writing poems, everything is violent in a violin

The Animals - The House of the Rising Sun

The other foot on the train
I'm goin' back to New Orleans
To wear that ball and chain

Henry Lau - Trap (English Version)

Where do I find the strength?
To break away from this ball and chain
This ball and chain
Everyday is same old same

English Folk - Whiskey In The Jar

Specially in my Molly's chamber
But here I am in prison,
Here I am with a ball and chain, yeah

Daniele Silvestri - Quicksilver

Where I vacation, where I live, where I eat, with my eyes
My notebook is flowers and scribbles
A backpack like ball and chain, a classroom like a cell
My name will sound like a paternal call inside the roll call

Ceza - What do I have?

Like there was none at the beginning
Let it all stay in the world, Sagopa and Ceza
- a ball and chain for rap.

Anthem - Black Empire

In this black empire
You can never escape
The eternal ball and chain

Mötley Crüe - Same Ol' Situation (S.O.S.)

Girls will be girls
It's the same ol', same ol' situation
It's the same ol', same ol' ball and chain
Just like a punch in the teeth

Janis Joplin - Ball And Chain

All I can see was the rain
Something grabbed a hold of me
Feel to me, oh, like a ball and chain
Hey, you know what I mean that's exactly what it felt like

Valery Meladze - The Light of the Setting Sun

Where did you come from from all the sides simultaneously like a ball and chain?*
Unexpected and inevitable you came,got me and flowed through my veins.
Wrong and not calm I feel with you, and without you - all is usual.
And therefore - you are the real love, this love came in wrong time, but....

Active Child - Hanging On

Don't put your hands into the flame
Tell me if you feel this pain
Cause I don't wanna be your ball and chain

Thin Lizzy - Whiskey in the Jar

and some men like ta hear, the cannon ball a roarin'.
Me? I like sleepin' especially in my Molly's chamber.
But here I am in prison, here I am with ball and chain, yeah.

Metallica - whiskey in the jar

'Specially in my Molly's chamber
But here I am in prison,
Here I am with a ball and chain, yeah
Musha rain dum a doo, dum a da, heh, heh

Weyes Blood - Seven Words

Now I face tomorrow

In time we'll both be free from this ball and chain
Hanging on to things

Bob Dylan - Abandoned Love

I've been deceived by the clown inside of me.
I thought that he was righteous but he's vain
Oh, something's a-telling me I wear the ball and chain.

Five Finger Death Punch - The House Of The Rising Sun

The other's on the train
I'm goin' back to Sin City
To wear that ball and chain

Big Mama Thornton - Ball N' Chain (Part 1)

Oh I know you're going to miss all those sweet things.
And then you'll find that your whole life will be like mine,
Oh Lord, wrapped up like a ball and chain.