There is no word for word translation for ‘biglang naisip’ except …

Except to use ‘hit’

Cambridge Dictionary’s usage of ‘hit’: If an important fact hits you, you suddenly understand the meaning of it

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bigla kong naisip

Bigla ko lang naisip na sa oras na umalis siya, baka hindi-hindi ko na siya makikita ulit.

 

It just hit me that once she leaves, I may never see her again. (Cambridge Dictionary’s sample)             

bigla naming naisip

Bigla naming naisip na kailangan ang dalawa pang dagdag manlalaro.

 

It hit us that two more players are needed.