Expressing Your Crush

The Tagalog word for ‘crush’ is gusto.  As a verb, it also means ‘to like’ and ‘to want’.

May gusto ako sa iyo.
I have a crush on you.

May gusto ka ba sa akin?
Do you have a crush on me?

Gusto kita.
I like you. / I want you.

Gusto kita talaga.
I really like you.

Gustong-gusto kita.
I really, really like you.

Gusto kitang makita.
I want to see you.

Gusto kitang makausap.
I want to be able to talk to you.

Gusto kitang makasama.
I want to be with you.

Gusto kitang ligawan.
I want to court you.

Masaya ako ‘pag kasama ka.
I’m happy when I’m with you.

Palagi kitang iniisip.
I think of you all the time.