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Meaning of TG


What Does TG Mean?

TG means "Thank God!". The abbreviation TG most commonly used to say "Thank God!", Which is an exclamation to express relief that a difficult situation has been resolved with a positive outcome rather than a negative one. It demonstrates giving thanks for good fortune rather than having any religious connotation.

Of note, TG can also mean "Too Good", "That's Great" or "Transgender" (meaning a person who has changed gender from the one they were born with).
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Definition for TG

TG means "Thank God!". This is the most common definition for TG on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, and Twitter. Here is some more information about TG:

TG
Definition:Thank God!
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
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When I write TG, I mean this:

meaning of TG
TG means "Thank God!" and is used to express relief.
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Examples of TG in Sentences

Here are examples of TG being used in conversations:
  • Maureen: Grandpa's out of intensive care.
  • Sally: That's wonderful news! TG.
  • Liz: Hurray, I passed my exams.
  • Julie: TG. Does that means you can go to University?

An Academic Look at TG

TG is an initialism abbreviation. This means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Tee Gee), but as this is more awkward to say than "Thank God," it is not often spoken using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation TG is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.

TG is also an interjection, in other words it is not grammatically related to any other part of the sentence. It is included in a sentence to express a sense of relief. For example:
  • Did you see the car miss that cat? TG for that!
  • (Here, TG is an interjection expressing relief.)
When applied as an abbreviation of Transgender, TG is typically used as an adjective (i.e., a describing word). For example:
  • She is a well-known TG writer.
TG is also an abbreviation of "Too Good" and usually stands alone, as an interjection. For example:
  • Saul: What do you think of Will Smith?
  • Ramona: TG.
  • (Here, TG is an interjection expressing joy.)
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Second Definition for TG

This meaning was also noted:

TG
Definition:Too Good
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
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Third Definition for TG

This meaning was also noted, but it is not common:

TG
Definition:Transgender
Type:Abbreviation
Guessability:
2: Quite easy to guess
Typical Users:
Adults and Teenagers
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Using TG on a Cell Phone (SMS Texts, Whatsapp, and Yubl)

 
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