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Ariana Grande: One Last Time Meaning

Song Released: 2015

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I was a liar
I gave into the fire
I know I should've fought it
At least I'm being honest
Feel like a failure
'Cause I know that I failed you
I should've done you better
'Cause you don't want a liar (come on)

And I know, and I know,...


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    Jul 14th, 2017 7:51am report

    She cheated.
    She's sorry.
    She regrets what she's done & insists on seeing him for one last time.

    Even if its just for one night. She wants him to wake up in her arms for one last time.

    Its like a goodbye thing.


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    Aug 9th, 2017 8:00pm report

    This song is about a girl who cheated on a guy and now just wants to sleep with him.
    The language is obvious that this is what she means. She knows he has a new girl that is actually good to him, but she wants to pull him away from that to have sex with him. understanding her blame and wrongdoing, while simultaneously trying to absolve it, "at least I'm being honest".

    It's amazing how many of you interpreters grasp at straws. This song is literally awful in its message. Music is good tho.


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    Apr 23rd, 4:04pm report

    She regrets everything.


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    Mar 23rd, 3:00pm report

    I think it means that she made a mistake (cheating on her boyfriend) and now that he has got a new girl, she just wants him to give her another chance with their relationship.


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    Jan 20th, 2019 1:21pm report

    I believe that she and that boy ended their relationship and she regret all the lies and everything. Now he’s with his new girl, all she wanted spend one last time with him.


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    May 4th, 2018 5:02pm report

    I think she had fallen in love with someonez man bt then he decided to leav her coz his original girl found out about his affair with her...and she lied about some things so that she could keep the relationship going.


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    Apr 28th, 2018 4:18pm report

    This song resonates. It could refer to a any instance when you feel you didn’t do right by a lover.


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    Mar 2nd, 2018 3:36am report

    Loved this song NOT SEX but anyhow can interpret any song and relate to any situation. This song remind me of this person I had a mutual understanding relationship with. She came in unexpectedly and what’s worst I had no idea I could love the same sex. She showed me loved, prioritized me, and had romantic gestures. I am asking for ONE LAST TIME with her just to enjoy the last moment together with feelings exposed. I missed you ****. I did not know I loved you until I lost you


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    Jan 30th, 2018 1:59pm report

    For me this is about she started something with a guy who has a girlfriend ("Baby, I don't care if you got her in your heart; all I really care is you wake up in my arms"), but the guy's girlfriend discovered them ("I know that this is my fault, I should've been more careful"). The guy is now sorry, but he can't keep the reltionship he had with her, because he is back with his original girlfriend (Whom I assume forgave him). This is why the lyric speaking asks the guy for one last time to hold him and be with him.


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    Dec 10th, 2017 12:20pm report

    I love this song so much when i frist listens to it i did not really get but then i listened to it again and i had cry for somereason cause i feel thise song it like the same problem iam going through


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    Aug 2nd, 2017 8:43pm report

    I took your love for granted. I should have fought for us, I should have fought against my own demons for us but I gave in. I gave in to the cheating and lying, but despite it all I just want to lay in your arms tonight. I want to wake up next you One last time. I need to be with you one last time.


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    Jul 29th, 2017 7:13pm report

    Listening to the song the one thing that comes to my mind is her asking for the forgiveness of God even though she is a sinner and "Doesn't deserve it." Many lyrics in the song say this such as "I was a liar
    I gave into the fire
    I know I should've fought it
    At least I'm being honest
    Feel like a failure
    'Cause I know that I failed you
    I should've done you better." The lyrics say how she felt like she let God down by some of her sinful actions and now is asking for one last chance at forgiveness and she will try to be a better follower if he grants her forgiveness.


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    Jun 22nd, 2017 6:48am report

    I think she gave her soul to the devil and she's asking for forgiveness from God.....


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    Jun 9th, 2017 6:11pm report

    From what I understand, this song about her lying or possibly cheating on the guy she loves and he ends up leaving her but she regrets what she did to him. She wants one last time with him but he already has a someone who gives him everything he's ever wanted.


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    Jun 5th, 2017 6:40pm report

    This is about spending time with your loved ones for the last time and doing whatever you love for the last time


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    Jun 2nd, 2017 6:40pm report

    I belive that She can do what she wants, but this boy has to decided if he wants or not.

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway


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    Mar 30th, 2017 3:53pm report

    I think she "gave into the fire," Means she cheated on him. Because she "should've fought it." I actually do believe think it's about sex. I see it as, this isn't going to work, she did something to him, and wants one last time with him. "As long as you wakeup in my arms." I think refers to the morning after.

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