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    Cool pls correct if neccessary and tell me meaning of sentence..!

    There are three sentences !which looks similar/diferent to me..!!pls help me finding their meanings as a little bit description...



    What you been doing?(been or have been?)....and please proper meaning?thank you for this one.

    How you been?(been or have been)and meaning?thank you for this one too!!


    I ain't gonna do this?(please help me clearing/meaning of this sentence).
    thank you and hihgly appreciated..:)

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    Re: pls correct if neccessary and tell me meaning of sentence..!

    Hi googly moogly

    All are greetings, and they are similar to asking "How are you?" Examples 1. are standard, examples 2. are contractions (have -> 've) and examples 3. are when the contractions are barely voiced or left out altogether:

    1. What have you been doing?
    2. What've you been doing?
    3. What you been doing?

    1. How have you been?
    2. How've you been?
    3. How you been?

    "I ain't gonna do this" means I am not going to do something. The word ain't is considered a non-standard way of saying am not, are not, is not:

    I ain't happy.
    You ain't happy.
    She/He ain't happy.
    They ain't happy.

    The word gonna means going to:

    I'm gonna watch TV.
    You're gonna call me, right?
    She/He is gonna study now.
    They are gonna go shopping.


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    Re: pls correct if neccessary and tell me meaning of sentence..!

    hey hats off to you.that's what i want to know...

    But i have some more questions...

    I heard one statement:

    As you said:aint means isn't,amn't and aren't.rite

    I heard:i ain't got this document..

    If we translate it to standard english :I am not got this document..
    this is not making any sense as per my abiltiy of understanding.May be I heard this sentence incorrect.If this is wrong please correct me....let me tell if you can tell me some more non-standard words like:

    1) She "gon" get her.
    2) Imma go to the party.
    3) tell me briefly about word "forgotten"

    Im very pleasure to you ..!hats off and many thanks....!

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    Re: pls correct if neccessary and tell me meaning of sentence..!

    googly:
    "I ain't gonna do this"

    Precisely.
    Never use 'ain't' or 'gonna' in your colloquial speech except on the odd occasion for effect, when you wish to be intentionally humourous.

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    Re: pls correct if neccessary and tell me meaning of sentence..!

    Sir, I know:d..
    Usually students are here to learn how to speak english language not to write..:)i just want to be practicall.i want to be concerned about these words for my knowledge so if that somebody will use this so i could understand him/her clearly and could him/her properly...!
    "kind of knowledge"..
    i'll be grateful to you all guyz ...!thank you..!

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    Hi ovair

    Another way of saying "I ain't got this document" is "I don't have this document." The reason 'don't have' is used intead of *'am not got' is because in standard English the verb 'got' takes auxiliary DO (do, does, did), not auxiliay BE (am, is, are, was, were).


    1) She "gon" get her.
    Means, I think, she is going to get her.

    2) Imma go to the party.
    Means, I will go to the party or I am going to the party.

    3) "forgotten"
    This is a standard English variation of 'forgot'; i.e., have forgot(ten).


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    im very much thankful to you I can't express.Few things in my mind is 100% clear now.

    I saw one sentence :

    "I ain't never seen this".Is this sentence should be like this?

    I have never seen this.But if it's like that "ain't" is changed into "have" but their is still a negative "NOT" in ain't....!

    Dear Teacher,can I ask you some of non-standard words I usually hear in my surroundings in my colledge.If there is any problem.I am ok.Or can I ask you seprately which you teachers named as "private chat" or something like that.

    many thanks to teacher(s) for helping individuals out here.....!
    God bless you all.

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    Re: pls correct if neccessary and tell me meaning of sentence..!

    Hi ovair

    You're right, "I ain't never seen this" is another way of saying "I have never seen this." Note that 'never' means "not ever".


    You are most welcome for the help. Ask your questions here in the forums.


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    Re: pls correct if neccessary and tell me meaning of sentence..!

    alright I'll ask you questions here in this forum.

    I want to ask that can i use these non-standard words in negative and interrogative sentences also??

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    I thnk i must need a private chat..!

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