(H) Effort, endeavour, attempt; to make great efforts, strive, endeavour, essay, attempt, do one's best, try hard to bring about, spare no pains. Tinguháa gid, agúd makadángat ka sang ímo nga ginahándum. Spare no pains (efforts) to reach the goal of your desires. Gintingúhà gid siá ni Fuláno, ápang siá sing íya walâ magbáton sa íya. N.N. tried (strove) hard to win her, but she would not accept him. Magtingúhà ka gid. Do your best. Spare no pains. Tinguhái sa pagbakál ang amó nga umá. Make an attempt to buy that land. (see paningúhà, panikasúg, pamurúg-ot, etc).
Dim. and Freq. of tódo. To exert oneself, strive, make great efforts, do one's best, do to the best of one's ability; thorough, hearty, perfect, complete, entire, consummate, with might and main. Ngáa nga todótódo ang dalágan mo? Why are you running-so swiftly,-as quick as the wind,-like mad,-as if it were for your life? (see panikasúg, paningúhà, himúgtoy).
Gain, profit, advantage, emolument; to gain, profit, have an advantage, derive an emolument. Magpanikasúg ka gid, agúd magláhab ka sa ímo palangitán-an. Make a great effort to get some profit out of your transactions or business. Nakaláhab siá sing duhá ka mángmang. He made (gained) two pesos. Ginlahában níya akó sing támà. He got too much profit out of me. Nagláhab siá sang tábad dídto. He took advantage of the banquet there i.e. he ate well or heartily. (see sáplid, ganánsya).