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Maging and naging differences

May 3, 2012

 

‘Naging/nagiging’ is use for past tense while ‘maging/magiging’ is use for future tense.

maging – to be
naging – (past tense of maging)

 

Differeces:
Naging guro na ako.I was a teacher.
Magiging guro ako.I will be a teacher.

Hindi ko gusto na naging pangit ako. – I don’t like that I was ugly.
Hindi ko gusto na maging pangit ako.I don’t like to be ugly.

 

Use ‘naging’ in Sentences:

  • Naging mabait akong bata.I became a good child.
  • Hindi ako naging doktor. – I did not become a doctor.
  • Naging masama ako. – I became bad.
  • Naging mabuti ang buhay ko. – My life was good.
  • Naging abala ako kanina. – I was busy a while ago.
  • Naging inspirasiyon ko siya. – He/she was my inspiration.

 

Use ‘maging’ in Sentences:

  • Gusto ko maging katulad mo. – I want to be like you.
  • Hindi ko gusto maging ikaw. – I don’t want to be like you.
  • Ayaw ko maging guro.I don’t to be a teacher.
  • Maging sino ka man mahal kita.Whoever you are I love you.
  • Maging akin ka sana. – I hope you will be mine.

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