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Autor:  PPAULO
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Data:  21/OUT/2020 1:46 PM
Assunto:  Elton John's song
 
Mensagem:  You have a point. But this is a kind of 'fixed expression' or manner of speaking.

With sentences with "can´t" and "no more of" meaning that one situation can´t persist, or you need to change it OR you aren´t capable to keep a situation like it is (it´s unsustainable, try as you might). 
It´s a kind of "I can´t do it anymore" (you can choose a verb to do it - in our case, 'light'.

 I can´t hear no more of stale ideologies. (enough!)
I can't take no more your immaturity. (the cup is filled, OR it´s impossible it´s the point of inflexion here. Unsustainable then.)


Sometimes music has it ways, that is, there is a kind of special grammar to music and day-to-day English interactions...


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Elton John's song  –  Intruder  19/OUT/2020, 3:58 PM
Elton John's song  –  PPAULO  19/OUT/2020, 10:43 PM
Elton John's song  –  Intruder  20/OUT/2020, 2:42 PM
 Elton John's song  –  PPAULO  21/OUT/2020, 1:46 PM
Elton John's song  –  Intruder  22/OUT/2020, 10:31 AM
Elton John's song  –  PPAULO  23/OUT/2020, 11:06 AM

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