Tagalog proverbs

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  1. Alexandoy

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    41. Ang pag-aasawa ay hindi biro, 'di tulad ng kanin, Iluluwa lung mapaso.
    Getting married is not like a hot food that you will not swallow when it is too hot.
    42. Ang matapat na kaibigan, tunay na maaasahan.
    A true friend is always there in times of need.
     
  2. Alexandoy

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    43. Kapag and dagat ay tahimik, asahan mo at malalim
    When the water is calm expect it to be deep.
    44. Pulutin ang mabuti, ang masama ay iwaksi.
    From anything and everything, pick up the good and throw the bad
     
  3. Alexandoy

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    45. Walang lumura sa langit na di sa kanyang mukha nagbalik.
    This is similar to the saying Don’t throw stones when you live in a glass house.
    46. Aanhin pa ang damo kung patay na ang kabayo.
    If it’s too late then it wouldn’t matter if it is so good.
     
  4. Alexandoy

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    47. Maraming salita, kulang sa gawa.
    All talk and no work.
    48. Walang palayok na walang kasukat na tungtong.
    All of us have its match so don’t be too sure about yourself.
     
  5. Alexandoy

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    49. Madaling sabihin, mahirap gawain.
    It is easy to say but it’s not that easy to do.
    50. Ubos-ubos biyaya, pagkatapos nakatunganga.
    Spend everything in a spree and tomorrow we will have nothing.
     
  6. Alexandoy

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    51. Habang may buhay, may pag-asa.
    Until there’s life, there is hope.
    52. Ang mabigat ay gumagaan, kung pinagtutulungan.
    The heavy becomes light if everybody will lend a hand.
     
  7. Alexandoy

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    53. Ang lalagyang walang laman ay maingay.
    A container that has nothing inside is noisy.
    54. Lahat ng gubat ay may ahas.
    In any forest there is a snake.
     
  8. Alexandoy

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    55. Bago ka bumati ng sa ibang uling, uling mo muna ang iyong pahirin.
    Before you see the mistakes of others, check your own face for the dirt.
    56. Naghangad ng kagitna, isang salop ang nawala.
    The desire to earn more may cause a greater loss.
     
  9. Alexandoy

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    57. Ang lakas ay daig ng paraan.
    Strength is no match for ability and wise discretion.
    58. Walang salang hindi pinagbabayaran.
    All sins will be repaid with punishment.
     
  10. Alexandoy

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    59. Pananalita'y pilak, ngunit ang katahimikan 'y ginto.
    Sweet talk can be considered silver but silence is golden.
    60. Ang sakit ng kalingkigan, sakit ng buong katawan.
    The pain in the smallest finger affects the entire body.
     
  11. Alexandoy

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    61. Kapag gusto ay may paraan, kapag ayaw ay may dahilan.
    It’s the same as saying if there is a will, there is a way and if there is no will then there is an alibi for it.
    62. Kapag nag-itlog-itlog ay magmamanok-manok.
    Big things start from small things.
     
  12. Alexandoy

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    65. Ang lumalakad, kung matinik ay mababaw
    Walking slow and steady is like avoiding a heavy injury.
    66. Ang lumalakad ng matulin, kung matinik ay malalim
    He who runs fast would have more injuries when he would trip.
     
  13. Alexandoy

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    63. Buntot mo, hila mo.
    This idiom points to the responsibilities that one had created like getting married.
    64. Kapag may usok, may apoy
    Just like the English idiom, when there is smoke then there is fire.
     
  14. Alexandoy

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    63. Buntot mo, hila mo.
    This idiom points to the responsibilities that one had created like getting married.
    64. Kapag may usok, may apoy
    Just like the English idiom, when there is smoke then there is fire.