Whereas "I gotta go" in AE means "I have to go", "I got to go" (distinctly pronounced) means "I was able/allowed/given the opportunity to g. Barbra's concert was sold out, but my friend had an extra ticket, so I got to go after all. In the present tense: Whenever my mother bakes a cake I get to lick the spoons. It's really a very simple point I'm making and you've just helped me make it. First, let's stipulate that I have to go and I've got to go are completely synonymous. If we then accept, as you rightly pointed out, that in the latter formulation "have has no meaning whatsoever," there is simply no reason to say I've got to go instead of I have to go or even more simply, I must go. It's a convoluted, archaic and - for non-English speakers - confusing structure that just needs to go by the wayside.
i've got to go Lyrics: Scientist: Wow! Um, I have to say I’m pretty impressed. Okay! Your lucky day Jack Black, you’re getting on the ship. Kyle Gass, I’m sorry. i’ve got to go. Tenacious D. Produced by John Spiker. Album Post-Apocalypto. i’ve got to go Lyrics. Scientist: Wow! Um, I have to say I’m pretty impressed. You’re not gonna make it too.
I was gonna go to work but then I got high I just got a new promotion, but I got high Now I'm selling dope and I know why (Why man?) Because I got high, because I got high Because I got high. La da da da da da da da da). I was gonna go to court before I got high I was gonna pay my child support, but then I got high (No you ain't) They took my whole paycheck and I know why 'Cause I got high, 'cause I got high 'Cause I got high. Afroman wrote a song about the experience that day and it became the last one recorded for his sophomore album Because I Got High, released in 2000. Soon after, Afroman left the music business.
Jack: It would be no good (ask) Tom (do) that. It would be like (ask) a woman (travel) without a handbag. 22 I've got the loaf; now I'm looking for a breadknife (cut) it with. But Tom advised me (sell) the whole house. 23 The child used (lean) on the gate (watch) the people (go) to work in the mornings and (come) home in the evenings. And he used to hear them (shout) greetings to each other and (talk) loudly. 24 He soon got (know) most of them and even managed (learn) the greetings. Then they began (greet) him too on their way to work and sometimes would stop (talk) to him on their way home. 25 He succeeded in (untie) himself, (climb) out of the window and (crawl) along a narrow ledge to the window of the next room.
4 Mary: You usually (go) to work by car, don’t you? Peter: Yes, but the car (belong) to my mother and she sometimes (want) it. She (use) it today to take Tom to the dentist. 5 Mary: I usually (go) by car too. Jack (take) me because he (pass) my office on his way to the factory. 11 Ann: I’ve got a letter from Hugh. He (say) he (come) to London next week and (want) us to meet him for lunch. 18 Mr Black often (go) to the theatre but his wife (not go) very often. He (like) all sorts of plays. She (prefer) comedies. 23 I (hear) that you have bought a new house. Yes, but I (not live) in it yet. They still (work) on it, and the work (take) longer than I expected. 24 I (think) repair jobs always (take) longer than one (expect).
Ships are necessary for defense; copper is necessary for ships; mines, necessary for copper; a company necessary to work the mines; and who can doubt this reasoning who has ever played at 'This is the House that Jack Built'? Under such a process of filiation of necessities the sweeping clause makes clean work. It is referenced in the 1987 Go-Betweens song "The House That Jack Kerouac Built" from their album Tallulah. It is cited on Roger Waters's 1987 album Radio . during the music named "Home".
Lyrics to "I Got You" song by Jack Johnson: Back when all my little goals seemed so important Every pot of gold fill and full of distortion Heav. I got you I got everything I've got you I don't need nothing More than you I got everything I've got you. We went walking through the hills Tryin' to pretend that we both know Maybe if we save up We can build a little home But then the hail storm came and yelled You need to let go, you've got no control
|A1||I Got To Go To Work (Club Mix)||5:30|
|A2||I Got To Go To Work (Music Mix)||5:10|
|B1||I Got To Go To Work (Beats Workin')||5:10|
|B2||I Got To Go To Work (Radio)||3:30|
- Engineer [Uncredited] – Craig S. Loftis
- Piano [Uncredited] – Wayne Gray
- Producer [Additional] [Uncredited], Mixed By [Uncredited] – Rocky Jones
- Producer [Uncredited] – Mr. Man Productions
- Written-By [Uncredited] – Walter Phillips
NotesNo track listing, credits or catalog number given on the center labels. All information taken from the commercially available release, I Got To Go To Work.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Runout side A): DJ-907-A [Winged A] §
- Matrix / Runout (Runout side B): DJ-907-B [Winged A] §
|DJ 907||Jack-N-House*||I Got To Go To Work (12")||D.J. International Records||DJ 907||US||1990|