The U.S. Open golf tournament, as well as the NBA Finals, are scheduled to finish on Father’s Day. 28-year-old Brooks Koepka won this year’s U.S. Open, and The Golden State Warriors won their sixth NBA championship. -GO DUBS
Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers, fatherhood, paternal bonds and the influence of fathers in society. Father’s Day is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in March, April, and June.
Hello and welcome to episode 134…of… An Idiom a Day
I’m Gina Johnson and the idiom of the day …is… a man’s got to do what a man’s got to do
a man’s got to do what a man’s got to do …is something said to a man or by a man that means he is going to do something that may be unpleasant…he will do whatever he has to do, even if it is difficult or dangerous…
He hates killing spiders. He has to do something that is unpleasant.
Here is the same sentence using the idiom… a man’s got to do what a man’s got to do
He hates killing spiders. A man’s got to do what a man’s got to do.
Here are a few more sentences using the idiom … a man’s got to do what a man’s got to do
My father believed that a man’s got to do what a man’s got to when it comes to family.
To earn extra income, he took a part-time job on the weekends to provide for his family. A man’s got to do what a man’s got to do.
sometimes this idiom is used as a joke…a man can pretend that something is difficult
A man’s gotta do what a man’s gotta do. My husband’s response when his company gave him Super Bowl tickets.
Gotta -G-O-T-T-A is slang for have got to
CAN I ASK YOU A QUESTION?
Could you kill something for food?
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The idiom a man’s got to do what a man’s got to do is similar to a line in John Steinbeck’s book Grapes of Wrath.
You got to do what you got to do.
to feel obligated to do whatever it takes
In life, you got to do what you got to do.
gotta | VERB
informal | used in relaxed situations with family, friends or people you know