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haters gonna hate

slang There will always be those who criticize anything and everything. 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.
See also: gonna, hate

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.
See also: going, OK

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.
See also: going, tell

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.
See also: going, tattle

going to tell

 and 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.
See also: going, tell


(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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In November 2015, a California judge dismissed a lawsuit against the singer that stated she stole the lyrics of Haters Gonna Hate from R&B singer Jesse Graham, who filed a $42 million (Dh154.
The guys who like being in the streets and filming are probably not gonna be into it.
If I get tired, well, I know I'm gonna be I'm gonna be the nurse who gets tired next to you
Understand, like any war, you have to have a strategy--and you're gonna find out pretty quick that 99% of your target hearts and minds are not gonna be receptive to your message.
A very shy personality, I used to hesitate in a lot of things at school, my sister would smile, hold my hand and say "Brother, it's gonna be fine.
The lyrics of the song have been changed to reflect the bikers' dedication to the two causes, and the song itself has been given the new title I'm Gonna Ride (500 Miles).
Everyone's getting a lot faster every year so there's definitely gonna be a lot of people out there rooting for that gold spot.
Some judge is gonna tell me weather I can ave me own bank account again.
I want a brand new house on an episode of Cribs AND A BATHROOM I CAN PLAY BASEBALL IN And a king size tub big enough for ten plus me; I WANT A NEW TOUR BUS FULL OF OLD GUITARS My own star on Hollywood Boulevard Somewhere between Cher and James Dean is fine for me; I'm gonna trade this life for fortune and fame I'D EVEN CUT MY HAIR AND CHANGE MY NAME Hey hey I wanna be a rockstar Hey hey I wanna be a rockstar; I WANNA BE GREAT LIKE ELVIS WITHOUT THE TASSELS Hire eight body guards that love to beat up a***s Sign a couple autographs So I can eat my meals for free; (I'll have a quesadilla on the house) I'M GONNA DRESS MY ASS WITH THE LATEST FASHIONS Get a front door key to the Playboy mansion; GONNA DATE A CENTREFOLD THAT LOVES TO BLOW MY MONEY FOR ME (So how ya gonna do it?
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Hell, we ain't gonna hit nobody, just blow the place up.