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The ACTUAL Lyrics for "...Ready for It?" by Taylor Swift

The ACTUAL Lyrics for "...Ready for It?" by Taylor Swift

Thirty minutes after the song dropped (as it is right now), it seems most of the Internet can't quite decide what all of the lyrics are, and many other websites contain several errors. In the interest of helping them and you, I have the official lyrics here. If you want to hear the meaning of these lyrics, watch the above video.

Knew he was a killer
First time that I saw him
Wonder how many girls he had left and left haunted
But if he’s a ghost, then
I can be a phantom
Holdin’ him for ransom
Some, some boys are trying too hard
He don’t try at all though
Younger than my exes, but he act like such a man, so
I see nothing better
I keep him forever
Like a vendetta-ta

I, I, I see how this is gon' go
Touch me and you’ll never be alone
Is-Island breeze
And lights down low
No one has to know

In the middle of the night, in my dreams
You should see the things we do, baby, mmm
In the middle of the night, in my dreams
I know I’m gonna be with you, so I’ll take my time

Are you ready for it?

Knew I was a robber
First time that he saw me
Stealin’ hearts and runnin’ off and never sayin’ sorry
But if I’m a thief, then
He can join the heist and
And we’ll move to an island-and
And he can be my jailer
“Why’d you do this, Taylor?”
Every love I’ve known in comparison is a failure
I forget their names now
I’m so very tame now
Never be the same now, no

I, I, I see how this is gon' go (Go)
Touch me and you’ll never be alone
Is-Island breeze
And lights down low
No one has to know
(No one has to know)

In the middle of the night, in my dreams (yeah)
You should see the things we do (We Do) Baby, mmm
In the middle of the night, in my dreams (In my dreams)
I know I’m gonna be with you, so I’ll take my time

Are you ready for it?
Oh
Are you ready for it?

Baby, let the games begin
Let the games begin
Let the games begin, now ah-ah
Baby, let the games begin
Let the games begin
Let the games begin

I, I, I see how this is gon' go
Touch me and you’ll never be alone
Is-Island breeze
And lights down low
No one has to know

In the middle of the night, in my dreams (My Dreams)
You should see the things we do (We Do), baby (Baby) Mmm
In the middle of the night, in my dreams (My Dreams)
I know I’m gonna be with you, so I’ll take my time

In the middle of the night
Baby, let the games begin
Let the games begin
Let the games begin
Are you ready for it?
Baby, let the games begin
Let the games begin
Let the games begin
Are you ready for it?

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