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    What is Imma in "I will never go, Imma be the one to keep you safe (hey)"

    I will never go, Imma be the one to keep you safe (hey)

    I saw this in "Pyramid" sung by Charice.
    Hello everyone. My Name is Noppanat. I'm from Thailand.

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    Re: What is Imma in "I will never go, Imma be the one to keep you safe (hey)"

    It's a dialect version of 'I will', more usually rendered in print as I'ma.

    Thank you for giving us the context.

    Rover
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 30-Mar-2013 at 13:42.

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    Re: What is Imma in "I will never go, Imma be the one to keep you safe (hey)"

    I look at it as a rambling contraction of I'm going to > I'm gonna > Imgo > Imma.

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