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What Does GA Mean?

GA means "Go Ahead." The abbreviation GA is used with the meaning "Go Ahead" to indicate to the recipient that they may start or continue to do something. For example:
  • Person 1: Can I ask you a personal question?
  • Person 2: No probs. GA.
Of note, GA is also the official abbreviation for the US state of Georgia.

Summary of Key Points

"Go Ahead" is the most common definition for GA on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
GA
Definition:Go Ahead
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers

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When I write GA, I mean this:

meaning of GA
GA is the green light to Go Ahead.

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Examples of GA in Sentences

Here are examples of GA being used in conversations:
  • Worker: Can I take the afternoon off tomorrow?
  • Boss: Sure GA. I can't afford to pay you anyway.
  • Sally: Need to cancel our date for Saturday night. I'm going out with the girls.
  • Tony: No problem. GA. My ex had asked me to meet up then anyway.

An Academic Look at GA

GA is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Gee Ay). However, it is not often uttered using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation GA is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we would have just said something like, "go ahead" or "carry on" instead of using the abbreviation GA.

Example of GA Used in a Text

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See Also

GAMMD (go ahead make my day) AOS (ahead of schedule) KCACO (keep calm and carry on)