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

Definition for the Tagalog word deretso:

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[adjective/adverb]  straight; direct; directly
[noun]  direction

Root: deretso
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Deretso pô lang
Go straight ahead. (polite)
Mapápansín mong nagsísinungalíng si Tom kasí hindî siyá makakatingín sa iyó nang diretso.
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You would notice that Tom is lying because he wouldn't be able look you in the eye.

User-submitted Example Sentences (4):
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Diretso lang ang tingin.
Tatoeba Sentence #4560112 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Look straight ahead.

Diretsong umuwi sa bahay si Mayuko.
Tatoeba Sentence #2915105 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Mayuko came directly home.

Uminom siyang deretso galing sa bote.
Tatoeba Sentence #2083625 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
She drank straight from the bottle.

Bakit di mo sabihin sa kanya nang diretso?
Tatoeba Sentence #1827467 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Why don't you tell her directly?

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Alternate spelling(s):
daretso, diretso, derecho, direcho, deritso, dideretso, dederetso
Alternate spellings may include: abbreviations, informal spellings, slang, and/or commonly misspelled variations.

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