magbakod ang may masisira (magbakod ang may masísirà) Filipino/Tagalog term
Literal meaning: one who has something that may be destroyed should fence
- tumutukoy sa ginagawang pag-iingat ng mga magulang sa puri ng kanilang mga anak na dalaga
- refers to being careful of parents in giving too much freedom to their grown-up daughters
- Si Esteban ay umuwi galing ibang bansa at dito na sa Pilipinas nagtrabaho para magbakod ang may masísirà.
- Esteban went home from abroad and work here in the Philippines instead to protect his grown-up daughters from having too much freedom.