What does Take It Like a Man mean?

Search Login

The Offspring: Take It Like a Man Meaning

Tagged:

No tags, suggest one.

Take It Like a Man Lyrics

When you won't go along
Some will feel like you can't find your way
Heaven knows
Heaven knows I've seen it all before
Now don't get me wrong
I've seen many a life gone astray
When someone goes
All your bows won't make it any better so let...

  1.  

    Quintessential182
    click a star to vote
    Nov 27th, 2006 11:43pm report


    This song is basically about how a person has to fit into the mainstream culture in order to survive in this wonderful world of ours.

    The constant refrain of "shut up and take it like a man" is an outside force--or mainstream culture--telling individuals what they need to do in order to "get a life." It's instigation. The rest of the chorus, is used in a similar fashion, as seen through the lyrics, "... you need us to get a life/for your own good/we'll take you by the hand/'cause you need a little more." The verses are in the same vein.




More The Offspring song meanings ยป


 


Submit Your Interpretation

[ want a different song? ]






Just Posted

Toxic anonymous
What a Feeling anonymous
Can't Get It Out of My Head anonymous
The End anonymous
Almost Lover anonymous
Mama I'm Coming Home anonymous
Something Has To Break anonymous
Tequila anonymous
Good Old Days anonymous
Momma's House anonymous
She Wolf anonymous
Afraid anonymous
Whenever, Wherever anonymous
Heart Shaped Box anonymous
Salt And The Sea anonymous

Get a weekly email update

(We won't give out your email)

Latest Releases

Almost Maybes
Jordan Davis
Never Have I Ever
Danielle Bradbery
I Called Mama
Tim McGraw
Senior Year
Drew Baldridge
Bloody Valentine
Machine Gun Kelly
Hero
Weezer
Pain 1993
Drake
Zoo York
Lil Tjay