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Autor:  Tom
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Data:  16/MAR/2004 9:24 PM
Assunto:  Re: Don´t blow your hands ?
Mensagem:  I don't know the music you cite but the phrase might be okay. When the Supreme Being (God) or Kismet (fate) deals you a hand you have to play the cards to the best of your ability. Don't blow your hand, or hands, means to not ruin the chances you have...to make the right decisions. It's an allegory to playing cards. When you are dealt a hand of cards you have to choose which ones to use to win the game. Same thing with choices in life. Just because you are alone doesn't mean you should give up. Make the right choice, use the best that's given you (dealt to you). If it's plural "hands" that might mean that each of us is given more than one chance. We are dealt a hand (placed in a situation and given choices of what to do) and if we loose that hand there will be another one come along right after the cards are reshuffled by the Supreme Being. Did you do a Google search to see if the singer has a web site and if you can send them a question about the lyrics?

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Don´t blow your hands ?  –  Paulo  16/MAR/2004, 8:28 PM
 Re: Don´t blow your hands ?  –  Tom  16/MAR/2004, 9:24 PM

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