We get around together, we down forever

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12:38 Jun 7, 2018
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English to French translations [PRO]
Music / Hip-hop song
English term or phrase: We get around together, we down forever
This sentence is part of the lyrics of "Adidas" by Run D.M.C.

I need to understand its meaning. They're talking about their Adidas sneakers.

Thank you

Anne-Lise
Anne-Lise Simond
France
Local time: 00:38


Summary of answers provided
4 +1On traine beaucoup ensemble, motivés pour toujours
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LD TRANSLATIONS
4Nous marchons ensemble, inséparables à tout jamais
Marcombes
4Nous faisons bien les choses ensemble, nous nous entendons bien
Odette Grille
Summary of reference entries provided
Straight from the web. The lyrics are different.
Barbara Carrara

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31 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
we get around together, we down forever
Nous faisons bien les choses ensemble, nous nous entendons bien


Explanation:
Étant donné le contexte, pourrait aussi signifier plus précisément :

Nous bourlinguons ensemble, ça nous convient (à tous les deux)

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Note added at 32 mins (2018-06-07 13:10:21 GMT)
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J'ai oublié "pour toujours"

Example sentence(s):
  • slang : understanding or supportive of something or someone

    Reference: http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/down
Odette Grille
Canada
Local time: 18:38
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in category: 4
Notes to answerer
Asker: Merci Odette

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34 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
On traine beaucoup ensemble, motivés pour toujours


Explanation:
We get around together: I understand this as we hang out a lot together

To be down forever: to be up to doing something always/forever
I translated with: “motivés pour toujours”

LD TRANSLATIONS
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:38
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in EnglishEnglish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Odette Grille
1 hr

neutral  FX Fraipont: "we down forever" = nous sommes motivés? Where do you get this?
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18 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
we get around together, we down forever
Nous marchons ensemble, inséparables à tout jamais


Explanation:
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Marcombes
France
Local time: 00:38
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench
Notes to answerer
Asker: Merci ! I've used "inséparables à tout jamais"

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Reference comments


24 mins
Reference: Straight from the web. The lyrics are different.

Reference information:
[...]
We make a good team my Adidas and me
We get around together, rhyme forever
And we won't be mad when worn in bad weather
[...]

My Adidas
Songwriters: Joseph Simmons / Darryl Mcdaniels / Rick Rubin
My Adidas lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc, Universal Music Publishing Group

Here are just a couple of links that confirm the above.
https://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/rundmc/myadidas.html
http://www.lyricsfreak.com/r/run dmc/my adidas_20119722.html

Barbara Carrara
Italy
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Native speaker of: Italian
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