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

Definition for the Tagalog word matalo:

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[verb]  to be beaten / to be losing / to be defeated Actor Focus Icon Actor Focus; to beat someone / to defeat someone Object Focus Icon Object Focus

Verb conjugations of matalo:

Focus:  Actor Focus Icon Actor   Root: taloConjugation Type: Ma-
Completed (Past):
Uncompleted (Present):
Contemplated (Future):
matalo  Play audio #12693
natalo  Play audio #19476
natatalo  Play audio #19477
matatalo  Play audio #19478
Verb family:
taluhin  |  
talunin  |  
This string is roughly used with equal frequency in casual and formal content.?

Example Sentences Available Icon Matalo Example Sentences in Tagalog: (16)
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Natalo namin silá.
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We beat them.
Natalo nilá kamí.
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They beat us.
Mukháng natatalo na tayo.
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It looks like we are already losing.
Matatalo mo ang bully kung hindî mo siyá pápatulan.
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You will beat a bully if you refuse to play his game.
Hindî siyá nag-focus sa pagsasanay kayâ natalo siyá.
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He didn't focus on training, that's why he lost.
Natalo akó ngayón pero bukas baba akó.
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I lost today but I'll bounce back tomorrow.
Paghusayan natin para hindî tayo matalo.
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Let's do our best so that we will not lose.
Manalo matalo, pareho lang sa amin.
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Win or lose, it's all the same to us.
Umáapelá sa internasyonál na hukuman ang mga natalo.
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Those who have lost appeal to the international court.
Hindî nilá tayo matatalo sa basketball.
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They won't be able to beat us in basketball.
Hindî pa kamí natatalo sa basketball.
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We have never lost at basketball.
Dina nilá akó kayâ natalo akó.
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They cheated me that's why I lost.
Natalo akó
I lost.
Dina siyá sa eleksyón kayâ siyá natalo.
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He was cheated in the elections that's why he lost.
Mainit ang ulo ni Bill kapág natatalo siyá sa sugál.
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Bill becomes ill-tempered whenever he loses at gambling.

User-submitted Example Sentences (7):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Natalo kami.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214370 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
We lost.

Natalo si Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #5214354 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom lost.

Natalo ulit sila.
Tatoeba Sentence #5361283 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
They lost again.

Natalo nanaman sila.
Tatoeba Sentence #5361282 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
They lost again.

Palaging natatalo si Tom.
Tatoeba Sentence #3211742 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
Tom always loses.

Nawa'y matalo mo ang lahat ng ating mga kaaway.
Tatoeba Sentence #4031624 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
May you defeat all our enemies.

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