What Does GOI Mean?

GOI means "Get Over It." The abbreviation GOI is a way of directing or ordering someone to drop an issue and to get on with life. The use of GOI indicates that the sender is losing patience and that the recipient should adopt a more positive and productive approach.

GOI is typically used when discussing relationships, employment or sporting issues.

"Get Over It" is the title of a 2001 film starring Kirsten Dunst and Ben Foster. It follows the story of a popular high school basketball star who gets dumped by his girlfriendand.

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When I write GOI, I mean this: meaning of GOI Get on with life.

Summary of Key Points

"Get Over It" is the most common definition for GOI on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
Definition:Get Over It
Guessability:guessability level 4
4: Difficult to guess
Typical Users:typical user
Adults and Teenagers


Examples of GOI in Sentences

Here are examples of GOI being used in conversations:
  • Ollie: I saw Marnie in her car today.
  • Harry: Mate, you broke up with her five years ago, GOI!
  • Will: I can't believe you missed that penalty.
  • Steve: That was last season, GOI!

An Academic Look at GOI

GOI is typically used as an imperative (i.e., an order). It is also an interjection. An interjection is not grammatically related to any other part of the sentence. It is included in a sentence to express a sentiment such as surprise, disgust, joy, excitement, or enthusiasm. In formal writing, interjections are often offset from the surrounding words with commas.

What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?

Before the digital era, we might have said something like "Move on" or "Let it go" instead of using GOI.

Example of GOI Used in a Text


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