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Tô Dormindo, Tô Sonhando

 

Tô dormindo, tô sonhando

Toh dohrh-MEEHNH-dooh, toh sohnh-YAHN-dooh

I am sleeping, I am dreaming

Tão falando mal de mim

Townh fah-LAHN-dooh mah/ow  deeh meehnh

They are talking badly about me

(coro/chorus)

Tô dormindo, tô sonhando

Toh dohrh-MEEHNH-dooh, toh sohnh-YAHN-dooh

I am sleeping, I am dreaming

Ô não me deixam sossega

Oh nownh meeh DEY-shahnh soh-SEH-gah

Oh they don't let me be still

(coro/chorus)

Tô dormindo, tô sonhando

Toh dohrh-MEEHNH-dooh, toh sohnh-YAHN-dooh

I am sleeping, I am dreaming

Vou benzer meu patuá

Voh behnh-ZEHRH meh/ooh pah-tooh-AH

I'll bless my patuá

(coro/chorus)

Tô dormindo, tô sonhando

Toh dohrh-MEEHNH-dooh, toh sohnh-YAHN-dooh

I am sleeping, I am dreaming

Agora vou acordar

Ah-GOH-rah voh ah-kohrh-DAHRH

I am going to wake up now

(coro/chorus)

Tô dormindo, tô sonhando

Toh dohrh-MEEHNH-dooh, toh sohnh-YAHN-dooh

I am sleeping, I am dreaming

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