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Poner Commands

Learn to command with poner Commands in the imperative mood for “to put” or “to place”. Our interactive resources offer comprehensive insights and practical exercises. Begin your mastery at Spanish verbs. Deepen your understanding with poner conjugation.

Verb Meaning(s): to put, to place

Verb Chart: Poner Commands




let’s put


(Juana, Juan)

pon; no pongas

put; don’t put


(informal Spain)

poned; no pongáis

(you all) put; (you all) don’t put


(Sra./Dr. García)


(you) put



(you all) put

*Only Tú, and Vosotros change in the negative form. The other conjugations are the same in the negative.

Poner Commands Practice

Multiple Choice

Positive Commands

Negative Commands

Spanish Commands

Poner Commands Sentence Examples

1. Tú: Pon atención en clase para entender mejor los temas.
Pay attention in class to better understand the topics.
2. Tú: No pongas excusas cuando no cumplas tus objetivos; busca soluciones.
Do not make (put) excuses when you fail to meet your goals; look for solutions.
3. Ud.: Ponga su mejor esfuerzo en cada proyecto que realice.
Put your best effort into every project you undertake.
4. Ud.: No ponga todos sus ahorros en una sola inversión; diversifique.
Do not put all your savings into one investment; diversify.
5. Nosotros: Pongamos una fecha para nuestra próxima reunión.
Let’s set a date for our next meeting.
6. Nosotros: No pongamos límites a nuestra creatividad; exploremos todas las ideas.
Let’s not put limits on our creativity; let’s explore all ideas.
7. Vosotros: Poned la mesa antes de que lleguen los invitados.
Set the table before the guests arrive.
8. Vosotros: No pongáis vuestra salud en riesgo por trabajar demasiado.
Do not put your health at risk by overworking.
9. Uds.: Pongan en práctica lo aprendido en el curso.
Put into practice what you have learned in the course.
10. Uds.: No pongan barreras a nuevas oportunidades; estén abiertos a cambios.
Do not put up barriers to new opportunities; be open to change.