What does the phrase "put it down on me" mean?


That song appears to have a dual meaning of the phrase.

we’ll buy another round and it’s all on me
as long as I’m around put it down on me

Implies "I'll pay for it". Put it down (Put the bill) on me (on my tab) so to speak.

"Have a round on the house" means the bar is giving a free drink. If someone says "Have a drink, it's on me" is someone offering a free drink.

However the song also implies a more sexual meaning as well.

girl all I really want is you down on me
put it down on me

Read more: http://www.killerhiphop.com/jeremih-down-on-me-lyrics-50-cent/#ixzz1G7TLDcVg

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    Worth noting that the sexual meaning appears in other pop songs as well (e.g. Maroon 5 - "Sugar" has "Your sugar / Yes, please / Won't you come and put it down on me?"). Based on this it doesn't appear to refer exclusively to oral sex but rather sex in general. – D Coetzee Jun 28 '15 at 3:00

It doesn't really mean much of anything by itself, but in the context of the song, it is a vague double entendre for oral sex.

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I think a careful reading of these particular lyrics will show that this song is about sodomy, with the "it" in the phrase referring to Shawty's rear end.

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The song means for the girl to put it down on the man or to have sex.

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  • Dear Brooke, please use the edit link under your original answer rather than re-posting it. – RegDwigнt May 4 '11 at 10:39