Definition Gotta be

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Definition

(You've) gotta be (calm) (oral): (You) must be, have to be (calm)
expression

There's gotta be (a solution)!: There must be, there has to be (a solution)!
expression
Gotta is an informal way of pronouncing got to. It is generally used after have: I've gotta go means I have got to go or I must go.

Examples

  • "There's gotta be something here!"
  • "You've gotta be able to lead by example in this business Jean, that way you earn respect from your team. Sales is a battle, and you have to motivate your troops each and every day."

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