Tagalog Non-basic-form Verb + Basic Form

Note: The non-basic-form verbs in the example sentences are in the completed form (p. 182).

subukan

to try

Sinubukang mag-upgrade ni Fred.

Fred tried to upgrade.

magplano

to plan

Nagplanong umalis si John.

John planned to leave.

mapilitan

to be forced (by circumstances)

Napilitang umalis si John.

John was forced to leave.

mahiya’

to be embarrassed

Nahiyang magtanong si John.

John was embarrassed to ask.

subukan

to try

Sinubukang mag-upgrade ni Fred.

Fred tried to upgrade.

magplano

to plan

Nagplanong umalis si John.

John planned to leave.

mapilitan

to be forced (by circumstances)

Napilitang umalis si John.

John was forced to leave.

mahiya’

to be embarrassed

Nahiyang magtanong si John.

John was embarrassed to ask.

sipagin

to get motivated, to get in the mood

Sinipag mag-aral si Fred.

Fred got motivated to study.

tamarin

to lose motivation, to not be in the mood

Tinamad magtrabaho si John.

John lost his motivation to work.

sipagin

to get motivated, to get in the mood

Sinipag mag-aral si Fred.

Fred got motivated to study.

tamarin

to lose motivation, to not be in the mood

Tinamad magtrabaho si John.

John lost his motivation to work.

hintayin

to wait for

Hinintay umalis ni John si Mark.

John waited for Mark to leave.

tulungan

to help

Tinulungang magluto’ ni John si Mark.

John helped Mark (to) cook.

pilitin

to force

Pinilit magluto’ ni John si Mark.

John forced Mark to cook.

payagan

to allow

Pinayagang magluto’ ni John si Mark.

John allowed Mark to cook.

hayaan, bayaan, pabayaan

to let, to leave (someone alone to do something)

Hinayaang mag-aral ni John si Mark.

John left Mark alone to study.

John let Mark study.

hintayin

to wait for

Hinintay umalis ni John si Mark.

John waited for Mark to leave.

tulungan

to help

Tinulungang magluto’ ni John si Mark.

John helped Mark (to) cook.

pilitin

to force

Pinilit magluto’ ni John si Mark.

John forced Mark to cook.

payagan

to allow

Pinayagang magluto’ ni John si Mark.

John allowed Mark to cook.

hayaan, bayaan, pabayaan

to let, to leave (someone alone to do something)

Hinayaang mag-aral ni John si Mark.

John left Mark alone to study.

John let Mark study.

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