Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word dapat.

Definition for the Tagalog word dapat:

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[pseudo-verb]  should; ought to; must; need
[adjective]  deserving; worthy; fitting; right; fit; qualified; supposedly

Root: dapat
Example Sentences Available Icon Dapat Example Sentences in Tagalog: (30)
Anó ang dapat kong gawín para hindî mahawa ng tubérkulosis
What should I do to prevent getting infected with tuberculosis?
Lahát tayo ay dapat sumunód sa batás
All of us must obey the law.
Dapat súsunód ka sa pátakarán ng iyóng páaralán
You should conform to the policies of your school.
Dapat pinag-íisipan nang mabuti ang pag-aasawa
Getting married should be given a lot of thought.
Ang batás ay dapat ipinápatupád
The law should be enforced.
Dapat imbestigahán ang dahilán ng pangyayari
The cause of the incident should be investigated.
Dapat kumain gulay ang mga ba
Children should eat their vegetables.
Hindî tayo dapat mawalán ng pag-asa
We must not lose hope.
Hindî ko malaman kung anó ang dapat kong gawín
I don't know what I should do.
Dapat matuto kang tumanggáp ng pagkatalo
You should learn how to accept defeat.
Dapat matuwâ ka kasí nakapasá ka sa Algebra. 
You should be thrilled because you passed Algebra.
Ang mga ba ay dapat matulog nang maaga
Children should sleep early.
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shouldsupposedlyought tomustneedfittingworthy
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