English. Bears down on s.t., lies on top of s.t., weights s.t. down.
Subanen. Inulakan batu su siin.
English. The galvanized iron roofing was weighted down with stones.
Subanen. Sa' taanen mu ig bubu kiin, peksiba'an mu gupia ulakay, adun ndi' manud.
English. When you set that fishtrap of yours, weight it down well, so that it won't float away.
Subanen. Laung ni Ina', “Naung, sa' belaten mui gikam kiin, ndi' mu na gupia pekseknibay, pu' mesaiti sipayan dun kiin, sa' maulakan ta.”
English. Mother said, “Son, when you spread out those mats for sleeping, don't let them overlap much, because their edges hurt when
we lie on top of them.”
English. Is on top, has the upper hand in an argument, overcomes s.o.
Subanen. Mendadi, kagina ki katadengan nilan, mitindegan ma, kali' dayun pektalu' si Ama', “Kig bitiala niu kiin, kalukalu mekagaw dema amu. Nda' pa mesuunay sa' ta'i maulakani katadenganen.
English. So, since that was their statement, it had been presented, then Father said, “As for this case of yours, perhaps you are fighting
over it. It is not yet known what statement will prevail.”