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You've painted up your lips and rolled and curled your tinted hair.
Ruby are you contemplating going out somewhere?
The Shadow on the wall tells me the sun is going down.
Oh Ruby ... Don't take your love to town

It wasn't me that started that old crazy Asian war
But I was proud to go and do my patriotic chore
Yes, it's true that I'm not the man I used to be.
Oh Ruby ... I still need some company.

It's hard to love a man whose legs are bent and paralyzed.
And 'the wants and the needs' of a woman your age, Ruby I realized,
But it won't be long I've heard them say until I'm not around
Oh Ruby ... Don't take your love to town

She's leaving now because I just heard the slamming of the door.
The way I know I've heard it slam one hundred times before.
And if I could move, I'd get my gun and put her in the ground.
Oh Ruby ... Don't take your love to town
Oh Ruby ... God sakes turn around.

Find in the song:

  1. A sentence with a relative clause.    
  2. A sentence that expresses the conditional type II.    


  1. Relative Clause
  2. Conditional types

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