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(I'm) not gonna lie
slang Used to indicate one's honest opinion about something, especially when that opinion may be unpopular, unexpected, or unfavorable. ("Gonna" is a colloquial spelling of "going to.") Ugh, I've been so bored this whole break! I'm not gonna lie, I'm kinda ready for school to start again. A: "The third movie in the series just ruined the whole franchise for me." B: "Really? It's always been my favorite one, not gonna lie." A: "And that's why I think women shouldn't enter politics." B: "Dude, not gonna lie, that all makes you sound like a misogynistic jerk."
everything's going to be OK
A phrase used to reassure or comfort someone. I know you're worried, but everything's going to be OK—I promise.
going to tattle
Ready to inform an authority figure of one's bad behavior. Aw man, if she saw us, she's definitely going to tattle.
going to tell
Ready to inform an authority figure of one's bad behavior. Aw man, she's going to tell Mom what we did.
An informal contraction of "going to." I was gonna tell you, I swear! I'm gonna be rich and famous some day!
haters gonna hate
slang There will always be those who seek to criticize and undermine things, whether justified or not. The phrase is often used to dismiss such critics while acknowledging that it is no use trying to stop them. I don't enjoy when opposing teams' fans boo me, but, hey, haters gonna hate. Oh well, haters gonna hate. Don't that dampen your excitement!
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going to telland going to tattle
a threat that one is going to report someone's misdeed to someone in authority. If you do that again, I'm going to tell! Sue just went to the teacher. She's going to tattle.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
gonna(ˈgɔnə and ˈgʊnə)
phr. going to. (Eye-dialect. Used in writing only for effect. Used in the examples of this dictionary.) I’m gonna get you, you little dickens!
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