Is "matataba ang mga aso" a THING?

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Sep 03 2020, 10:07pm CST ~ 2 weeks, 7 days ago. 
Is "matataba ang mga aso" a THING?
WE have number agreement between the "adjective - plural marker" for ma- adjectives?
maputi ang pusa.
mapuputi ang mga pusa.
How about non-ma adjectives? Seems minsan minsan...depende!
Weeeeeeeeeeeh. IS that formal, always or just style? Where did I miss this bit of grammar...links please.
Feels like ESL pollution from English SV agreement.
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Author Photo BoraMac Badge: Supporter
Sep 03 2020, 11:49pm CST ~ 2 weeks, 7 days ago. 
Ahhh...ganun ha. Gets kita..nvm.
Often you're not ready to understand what you read...
Plural (Maramihan)
When the adjective is describing two or more noun/pronoun, "ma-" is used and the first syllable or first two letters of the root word is repeated.
Examples: maliliit (small), magaganda (beautiful)
The word "mga" is not needed if the noun/pronoun is right next to the adjective.
Example: Ang magagandang damit ay kasya kina Erica at Bel. (The beautiful clothes can fit to Erica and Bel.)
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