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

Definition for the Tagalog word makatakas:

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[verb]  to be able to escape; to get away with something

Verb conjugations of makatakas:

Root: takasConjugation Type: Maka-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
makatakas  Play audio #6444
Completed (Past):
nakatakas  Play audio #24239
Uncompleted (Present):
nakákatakas  Play audio #24240
Contemplated (Future):
makákatakas  Play audio #24241
Verb family:
tumakas  |  
takasan  |  
matakasan  |  
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Example Sentences Available Icon Makatakas Example Sentences in Tagalog: (14)
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Nagbakasyón si Kylie para makatakas sa kaniyáng problema.
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Kylie went on a vacation to escape from her problem.
Gustó ni Carl na makatakas sa kulungan.
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Carl wanted to escape from prison.
Huwág mo siyáng hayaang makatakas.
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Don't let him escape.
Nagtangkâ akóng makatakas sa makukulit kong kamag-anak.
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I attempted to evade my nosy relatives.
Nakatakas kagabí ang isá sa mga preso.
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One of the prisoners escaped last night.
Nakatakas ba ang ala mong aso nang malingát ka?
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Did your pet dog escape when you were unaware?
Hindî nakatakas si Timothy sa imbitasyón ni Gen.
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Timothy was not able to evade Gen's invitation.
Nakatakas ang mga hayop sa kaniláng kulungan.
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The animals escaped from their cages.
Nakákatakas akó sa mga gawain sa bahay.
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I am able to evade my chores at home.
Nakákatakas si Penelope sa paghihigpít ng mga magulang.
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Penelope is able to escape the strictness of her parents.

User-submitted Example Sentences (4):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Sinong nakatakas?
Tatoeba Sentence #4560676 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Who escaped?

Nakatakas ang lahat.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214569 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Everyone escaped.

Nakatakas ang unggoy.
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The monkey got away.

Maligaya't kami'y nakatakas sa malaking toldang sumangga para sa amin sa sinag ng walang awang araw.
Tatoeba Sentence #1654173 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
We're happy that we're able to flee to the large awning, shielding ourselves from the rays of the harsh sun.

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Alternate spelling(s):
nakakatakas, makakatakas
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How to pronounce makatakas:

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Related English Words:
escapeescapedescapingescapesget away withget away from
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