Sia – THE GREATEST lyrics meaning

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LYRICS

Uh oh
running out of breath but I
Oh I I got stamina
Uh oh
Running now I close my eyes
But oh oh I got stamina

Uh oh
I see another mountain to climb
But I I got stamina
Uh oh
I need another lover be mine
Cos I I got stamina

Don’t give up, I won’t give up
Don’t give up, no no no
Don’t give up, I won’t give up
Don’t give up, no no no

I’m free to be the greatest I’m alive
I’m free to be the greatest here tonight
The greatest the greatest the greatest alive
The greatest the greatest alive

Uh oh
Running out of breath but I
Oh I I got stamina
Uh oh
Running now i close my eyes
But oh oh I got stamina

Oh yeah
Running through the waves of love
Oh I I got stamina
Oh yeah
I’m running and i’ve just enough
Oh I I got stamina

Don’t give up, I won’t give up
Don’t give up, no no no
Don’t give up, I won’t give up
Don’t give up, no no no

I’m free to be the greatest I’m alive
I’m free to be the greatest here tonight
The greatest the greatest the greatest alive
The greatest the greatest alive

(Oh, oh i’ve got stamina
oh, oh i’ve got stamina X2)

Don’t give up, I won’t give up
Don’t give up, no no no
Don’t give up, I won’t give up
Don’t give up, no no no

I’m free to be the greatest i’m alive
I’m free to be the greatest here tonight
The greatest the greatest the greatest alive
The greatest the greatest alive


Useful Words and Phrases Explained:

Running out of breath
“to run out” is a phrasal verb we can use when we use something up and have nothing left.

  • The child ran out of pocket money and couldn’t buy any more sweets.

So to run out of breath means the persons has no air left to breath.

Stamina
is usually used to refer to physical strength or endurance. Athletes need a lot of stamina to continue with their intense training routine. You can also use it to refer to emotional/mental stamina.

  • Trump questioned Clintons stamina during the election process. He didn’t think she was strong/healthy enough to be president.

Don’t give up
“to give up” means to stop making an effort or fighting for something.

  • Even though you were sad after talking to your friend that doesn’t mean you will give up on your relationship.

The greatest
the best!

Alive
not dead, living. Sometimes we can say something made us feel alive, like a concert or jumping from a plane.

Waves of love
being surrounded by love

I’ve just enough
I have sufficient/adequate

Mountain to climb
an idiom referring to something that is difficult to achieve.


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