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wanna and gonna and gotta and kinda

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wanna and gonna and gotta and kinda

Postby Soliman » Fri Jan 02, 2009 11:52 am

What is the meaning of these words, please ?
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Re: wanna and gonna and gotta and kinda

Postby Josef » Tue Jan 06, 2009 6:22 pm

These are "short forms" or "contractions", usually used when speaking but not in writing.

For example, "wanna" is short for "want to".

For more examples and explanation please see informal contractions at:
http://www.englishclub.com/vocabulary/c ... formal.htm
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