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‘Matakaw’ in English

May 12, 2012

 

matakaw greedy, varacious, gluttony

napakatakaw – so greedy
sobrang takaw – so greedy

matakaw sa pera – greedy in money
matakaw sa pagkain – greedy in foods
matakaw sa lahat ng bagay – greedy in many things

 

Use ‘matakaw’ in Sentences:

  • Napakatakaw mo talaga. – You are so greedy.
  • Matakaw siya. – He/she is greedy.
  • Matakaw ako sa pagkain. – I am greedy in foods.
  • Iwasan mo ang pagiging matakaw. – Avoid of being greedy.
  • Hindi ako matakaw. – I am not greedy.
  • Matakaw siya sa iba. – He/she is greedy to others.
  • Ayaw ko sa mga matatakaw na tao. – I don’t like greedy people.
  • Yan ang matakaw. – That’s the greedy.
  • I won’t be greedy. – Hindi ako magiging matakaw.
  • Hindi matakaw ang batang yan. – That kid is not greedy.

 

Use ‘matakaw’ in asking Questions:

  • Mukha ba akong matakaw? – Do I look greedy?
  • Matakaw ba ako? – Am I greedy?
  • Bakit ka matakaw? – Why are you greedy?
  • Alam kong matakaw ka. – I know you are greedy?
  • Nagsisinungaling ang matakaw na lalaki. – The greedy man is lying?

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