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gotta

American English: /ˈɡɑdə/
British English: /ˈɡɒtə/
[slang]

contraction

  • have got to
    I gotta go
    me tengo que ir
    Example sentences
    • Yeah, it's true mate, you gotta be really careful of not only what you say but how you say it.
    • Sometimes you hear it a lot; sometimes you gotta hear from a certain person.
    • You gotta love DC, where you always have to worry your best friend is wearing a wire.
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