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Formal Rank: #1868 Casual Rank: #962 ** A lower rank means the word is used more frequently. For example, rank #1 would be the most frequently used word.
Method: This script ranks all words by frequency using both formal sources (mostly newspaper articles) and informal sources (a combination of over 100 hours of transcribed audio, internet comments, and amateur fiction writing) to roughly determine whether a word is used more frequency in casual or formal contexts.
Magpigil Example Sentences in Tagalog: (5)
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Gustóngmagtapátni Nicko peronagpigílsiyá.
Nicko wanted to confess but he controlled himself.
Nagpípigíllangsiná Mark at Jessie, perogalítnatalagásilá.
Mark and Jessie are just controlling themselves, but they are really angry.
Control your feelings!
She will try not to laugh when Allen cracks a joke.
How does one control oneself from eating chocolates?
User-submitted Example Sentences:
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba. These are usually correct, but may occasionally have errors.
Ang malakas na ulan ang nagpigil sa akin na lumabas. Tatoeba user-submitted sentence