Poner

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Interlingua

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /poˈner/

Verb

Poner

  1. to put

Conjugation


Spanish

Etymology

Latin pōnere, present active infinitive of pōnō.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /poˈneɾ/

Verb

Poner (first-person singular present pongo, first-person singular preterite puse, past participle puesto)

  1. (transitive, reflexive or non-reflexive) to put
  2. (transitive) to set
    Voy a poner la mesa
    I'm going to set the table.
  3. (reflexive) to get
    ¡Ponte pillo!
    Get clever!
    ¡Ponte de rodillas!
    Get on your knees!
  4. (transitive) to choose, to designate (for a job, charge or responsibility)
  5. (reflexive) to put on (clothing, shoes)
  6. (reflexive) to name, to give a nickname
    Le voy a poner Rodrigo.
    I will name (him) Rodrigo.
  7. (intransitive) (of a heavenly body) to sink beneath the horizon.
    Ya casi se pone el sol.
    Sun is about to disappear.
  8. (Mexico, slang) (transitive) to contribute; to bring.
    Carlos pone la casa, yo pongo los refrescos.
    Carlos contributes with his house, I contribute with the beverages.
  9. (electronics) to play
    Ya se puso la canción en el radio dos veces.
    The song already played on the radio twice.
    Si Pedro pone su musica demasiado fuerte, entonces dolerá sus propios oídos.
    If Pedro plays his music too loud, then he will hurt his ears.

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