1. (so-and-so) seemed unlikely, but that is what happened. Maáyu nátung libak níya. Balubálu dinhà ra sa átung luyu, We were talking about him. We didn’t expect it, but there he was in back of us. 2. actually, when in fact, the truth is otherwise. Pasukùsúkù kaáyu, balubálu nahigugma diay, She pretends to be angry when in fact she’s in love. Kusug kaáyung manulti, balubálu talawan, He talks big, but actually he is a coward; 3. despite the fact. Balubálung dakug grádu way batásan, You might be highly-educated, but you are ill-mannered.