gotta

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈgɒtə/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈgɑtə/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(gotə)

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gotta

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
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  1. informal: sorry, I gotta [go, run]
  2. informal: gotta get going
  3. informal: gotta get to [class, work]
  4. informal: but what you gotta understand is...
  5. informal: she's gotta be kidding!
  6. informal: you gotta be kidding me!
  7. informal: just gotta try to keep [going, working through it]
  8. informal: you gotta do what you gotta do
  9. informal: you gotta go with the flow
  10. informal: you gotta love [it, him] really
  11. informal: this has just gotta work!
  12. informal: you gotta relax a little!
  13. informal: you gotta get out more!
  14. informal: (you) do what you gotta do
  15. informal: you gotta be [chilled, smart, streetwise]
  16. informal: this has gotta be a joke!
  17. informal: you just gotta try
  18. informal: you gotta [see, hear] this!
  19. informal: this has gotta be the [best, fastest, slowest, most boring]
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