[ gaw-nuh; unstressed guh-nuh ]
/ ˈgɔ nə; unstressed gə nə /
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going to: Are we gonna go soon?
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Origin of gonna
A phonetic spelling representing the pronunciation of the phrase in continuous rapid speech
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Example sentences from the Web for gonna
Where I'm a-gonna git the money t' pay f'r it all, I'm blessed if I know!Grenfell: Knight-Errant of the North|Fullerton Waldo
British Dictionary definitions for gonna
/ (ˈɡɒnə) /
verb, contraction of slang
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