Do you ever get the fear that you can't shift the type

from Arctic Monkeys – Do I Wanna Know Lyrics on Rap Genius

Meaning

Turner quizzes the girl’s self-confidence, does she think she has the ability to do something big? To make a change in the world? Or in a relationship.

By the way, the lyrics are correct. It is not “shift the tide” as commonly misunderstood.
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