This page discusses the different meanings, forms, and uses of gusto and ayaw
|Pseudo - Verb
The -in verb is a goal focusing verb, i.e., the object of the sentence is the topic (subject) of the sentence. The topic is then mark by ang. The actor used before the verb is then linked to the verb using the linker -ng.
Gusto requires the object of the sentence to be the subject or topic when an -in verb is used. Gusto is usually followed by an actor, then the verb, and then an object. The affix i- or -an is used when verb that only take certain affix is used.
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Gusto kong labhan ang mga damit ko sa Sabado.
Gusto kong itapon ang basura sa labs kasi mabaho.
Gusto is also used to express what one wants or does not want to do with an object/something. Unlike the other usage of Gusto, this type of sentence structure requires a subject which is usually mark by ang.