sinangkalan Filipino/Tagalog term
Also spelled as: sangkalananWord origin: Tagalog
Literal meaning: used as a chopping board
- tao, bagay o pangyayari na ginagawang dahilan
- to use a person, thing or happening as an excuse or reason for something
- Sinangkalan ni Boyet ang pagdalaw sa kanyang lolo upang siya ay makalabas ng bahay.
- Boyet made visiting his grandfather as an excuse to go outside the house.