Hindi madaling buksan itong bote kasi mahigpit ang takip. = It's not easy to open this bottle because the lid is tight.
Ang aming bagong amo ay masyadong mahigpit. = Our new boss is very strict/stern.
Mahirap malaman kung sino ang mananalo kasi mahigpit ang laban. = It's difficult to know who'd win because it's a close contest.
Itali mo yung sampayan nang mahigpit sa poste para hindi madaling makalas. = Tie the clothesline tightly to the post so that it won't loosen easily.
Ang paninigarilyo ay mahigpit na ipinagbabawal dito.= Smoking is strictly prohibited here.
There is not enough data for this entry to determine if it is more common in formal or casual speech.?
Formal Rank: #1881 Casual Rank: #991 ** A lower rank means the word is used more frequently. For example, rank #1 would be the most frequently used word.
Method: This script ranks all words by frequency using both formal sources (mostly newspaper articles) and informal sources (a combination of over 100 hours of transcribed audio, internet comments, and amateur fiction writing) to roughly determine whether a word is used more frequency in casual or formal contexts.
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