Tagalog Let’s Eat, Go etc.

1. basic form + tayo/natin

Kumain tayo.

Let’s eat.

Lit. We eat.

Kainin natin ito.

Let’s eat this.

Lit. This is to be eaten by us.

2. basic form in the POD (p. 30)
The News (p. 30) is emphasized in this construction.

Ito ang kainin natin.

Let’s eat this. (e.g. not that)

Lit. The one to be eaten by us is this.

Ang cake ang kainin natin.

Let’s eat the cake. (e.g. not the ice cream)

Lit. The one to be eaten by us is the cake.

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