Doing Business in Tagalog


negosyo
business

negosyante
businessman /
businesswoman

kontrata
contract

pera
money

bayad
payment

utang
debt

pautang
loan

bangko
bank

tseke
check

kumpanya
company

suhol
bribe
Gusto kong magnegosyo sa Pilipinas.
I'd like to do business in the Philippines.


Gusto naming magnegosyo sa Pilipinas.
We'd like to do business in the Philippines.


May negosyo ang kumpanya namin sa Pilipinas.
Our company has business in the Philippines.


Mahirap magnegosyo
.
It's hard to do business.

Kailangang magbayad ng suhol.
One has to pay a bribe.


Magkano para ma-expedayt ito?
How much to have this expedited?
(euphemism used when offering Filipino
government officials a bribe; they'll understand
even if you say it in English)


Laging nakikidnap ang mga negosyante.
Businesspeople are always getting kidnapped.


Kasangkot pa ang pulis.
And the police are involved.