Poner Preterite Tense Conjugation [+10 Examples & Quiz]

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In this Spanish grammar lesson you will learn about the poner preterite tense conjugation. You will also see some derivatives of poner.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how poner is conjugated in Spanish
  • how poner is used in sentences in Spanish
  • how you can quiz yourself on the poner preterite tense conjugation
  • how to practice with flashcard on the poner preterite tense conjugation
  • how and why you should use the courses of Language Atlas to learn Spanish

By the end of the lesson you will know all about poner (to put)!

Table of Contents

Poner Preterite Tense Conjugation Table

yopuse
pusiste
él/ella/ustedpuso
nosotros/nosotraspusimos
vosotros/vosotraspusisteis
ellos/ellas/ustedespusieron

Example Sentences with Poner Preterite Tense Conjugations

This section of the lesson on the poner preterite tense conjugation is about seeing the verb in action.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding of the poner preterite tense conjugation through examples.

poner

Yo puse el maletín sobre la mesa.

I put the briefcase on the table.

disponer

¿Dispusiste las botellas tal y como te dije?

Did you dispense the bottles as I told you to?

proponer

Lo que tu propusiste me pareció una muy buena idea.

What you proposed seemed to me to be a very good idea.

componer

Mozart compuso esta canción con solo 6 años.

Mozart composed this song when he was only 6 years old.

componer

Cuando éramos jóvenes compusimos una canción sobre el colegio.

When we were young we made a song about school.

proponer

Vosotros propusisteis pasar las vacaciones en Ibiza.

You proposed to spend the holiday in Ibiza.

poner

Los vecinos pusieron la música muy alta y la policía fue a su casa.

The neighbours played loud music and the police went to their house.

componer

Los Beatles compusieron muchas canciones a lo largo de su trayectoria.

The Beatles wrote many songs throughout their career.

disponer

Ellos dispusieron de tiempo suficiente para terminar el examen.

They were given sufficient time to complete the examination.

proponer

Ustedes propusieron al Ayuntamiento que se multe a quien tira la basura fuera del contenedor.

You proposed to the City Council that those who throw rubbish outside the bin should be fined.

Quiz Yourself on the Poner Preterite Conjugation

At the end of every lesson you can do a small quiz.

You will see the sentences of the previous chapter.

You will either need to fill in the blanks, choose the correct multiple choice option, or both.

Once you are done the correct answer will be shown.

You can redo the quiz as many times as you want!

Fill in the Blank!Yo el maletín sobre la mesa. [poner]

I put the briefcase on the table.
Fill in the Blank!
Lo que tu me pareció una muy buena idea. [proponer]

What you proposed seemed to me to be a very good idea.
Fill in the Blank!
Cuando éramos jóvenes una canción sobre el colegio. [componer]

When we were young we made a song about school.

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