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    going to

    It it OK or poor style to say "goynto" or "goyngto" instead of "go-ing to"?
    I've heard that pronunciation a few times on TV.

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    Re: going to

    It's commonly heard in rapid informal conversation.

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    Re: going to

    Often it's reduced even further to 'gunna' or 'gonna'.

    This is a natural aspect of spoken English, but you should never write it. Unless maybe you happen to be writing dialogue.

    Edit: Here's one example of 'gonna' in this song.
    Last edited by Skrej; 13-Feb-2017 at 20:31. Reason: added song link
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