keep your eyes on the sparrow

Discussion in 'Spanish-English Vocabulary / Vocabulario Español-Inglés' started by, Apr 8, 2011.

  1. New Member

    Hi everyone, i listened to a song in English that says "keep your eyes on the sparrow" by Jimmy Cliff. Could you please tell me what that it means in Spanish?
    Thanks. :)
  2. Chris K Senior Member

    Tacoma WA, US
    English / US
    Mantén sus ojo sobre el gorríon.

    I don't know the Jimmy Cliff song, but the phrase "keep your eye on the sparrow" is often used to mean "stay free / don't tie yourself down," as in this song:

    When a fella comes a' courtin' you,
    and sits you on his knee,
    Keep your eye upon the sparrow
    that flits from tree to tree
  3. New Member

    Ahhh ahora lo entiendo :)! Gracias Chris K.
  4. Falcon289 Member

    "Keep your eye on the sparrow" tambien fue usado en un programa de policias llamado "Baretta" y el cantante fue el famoso Sammy Davis Jr.

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