poner

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poner

  1. to put

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poner

  1. to put

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Latin pōnere, present active infinitive of pōnō.

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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! or ¡Ponte listo!
    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 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 la música demasiado fuerte, se va a quedar sordo.
    If Pedro plays music too loud, he will end up deaf.
  10. (Spain, colloquial, transitive) To turn on, make horny
    Me pones mucho.
    You really turn me on.

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