Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word magpigil in the Tagalog Dictionary.

Definition for the Tagalog word magpigil:

magpigíl  Play audio #24765Save to Flash Cards
[verb]  to prevent; to control

Verb conjugations of magpigil:

Focus:  Actor Focus Icon Actor   Root: pigilConjugation Type: Mag-
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Contemplated (Future):
magpigíl  Play audio #24765
nagpigíl  Play audio #24766
nagpípigíl  Play audio #24767
magpípigíl  Play audio #24768
Verb family:
pigilan  |  
pigilin  |  
pumigil  |  
makapigil  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Magpigil Example Sentences in Tagalog: (5)
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Gustóng magtapát ni Nicko pero nagpigíl siyá
Nicko wanted to confess but he controlled himself.
Nagpípigíl lang siná Mark at Jessie, pero galít na talagá silá
Mark and Jessie are just controlling themselves, but they are really angry.
Magpigíl ka ng damdamin
Control your feelings!
Magpípigíl siyá ng tawa kapág nagbirô si Allen. 
She will try not to laugh when Allen cracks a joke.
Paano magpigíl sa pagkain ng tsokolate
How does one control oneself from eating chocolates?

User-submitted Example Sentences:
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Ang malakas na ulan ang nagpigil sa akin na lumabas.
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The heavy rain prevented me from going out.

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