Tagalog POD–Pause–News

This sentence pattern may be used when showing contrast.

Si John, nasa Maynila’. Si Mary, nasa Cebu.

John is in Manila, while Mary is in Cebu.

Ang pusa’, kumain. Ang aso, hindi’.

The cat ate but the dog didn’t.

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