got to; have got to.
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Full of soul, it's the kind of music you gotta dance to-unless there's something wrong with you.
Here are all the gotta-get-it items for savvy outdoor fanatics this holiday season.
Well, this is a little tricky, because you gotta maintain the right syllable count.
If you wanna catch a lot of fish, you've gotta take an aggressive approach.
It's pretty much the only job on the crew where you gotta practice twenty or thirty years to be able to do what they do.
It might help you in other avenues in your life, but still, it's gotta come back to you wanting it.
Seriously, though, this unit's gotta have to have some serious metallurgical engineering built in.
So you gotta take an hour break til the next train to do what you gotta do.
All you gotta do is print zillions of dollars and buy up the world.
It's absolutely gotta work right out of the box, you can't go up and fix it when something goes wrong.
Gruesome as they might be, you gotta give the flies points for style.
If you can be fancy, be fancy, but if you can't you gotta win.
Knight re-imagined sneakers into pricey, gotta-have-em jock wear.
It's indoor plumbing--you gotta have it, but eventually you find yourself thinking about it only when something goes wrong.
It was a close one, but sometimes you gotta pick the favorite.
To get the job, you've gotta be pretty good, you know.
Iacocca's tough-guy face and intense, you-gotta-believe-me manner are not supposed to work well on the cool medium.
Ah well, gotta try and get some sleep and let this all settle in.
So you gotta be nervous when you go to court but if you don't do anything, you gonna be all right.
When you are ready for matches, you've gotta have an instructor around to regulate.