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

Definition for the Tagalog word talo:

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[noun]  defeat; amount lost; loser
[adjective]  defeated

Root: talo
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"Ang talo ni James sa casino ay halos isang milyon" = The amount that James lost in the casino is almost a million.

"Ikaw ang talo pag/kapag lumaban ka sa boss mo" = You will be the loser if you'll clash with your boss.

"Lagi akong talo kapag/pag ako tumataya sa lotto" = I always lose (am always a loser) when I bet on the lotto

"Talo ako diyan sa gusto mo" = I'll be the loser on what you'd want (to happen)

"Malungkot na umuwi ang boksingerong talo" = The defeated boxer sadly went home

"Ang mapikon, talo" = The one who gets piqued first, loses (is the loser) - This is a Tagalog expression used as an admonition to people who are engaged in banter that might end up hitting one's soft spot. "Pikon" is a term that means "a sore loser" or "someone who gets offended by jokes". "Mapikon" means, "to take offense for losing or over a joke".

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