Poner Imperfect Tense

Discover the nuances of the Imperfect Tense with the versatile Spanish verb poner. Our page is a one-stop destination for all your learning needs, featuring an extensive verb chart, engaging conjugation practices, and entertaining verb games. See poner in action in everyday sentences, highlighting its diverse uses. For an in-depth exploration, visit our Spanish verb conjugation page. Enhance your skills with poner conjugation today!

Verb Meaning(s): to put, to place, to set

Verb Chart: Poner Imperfect Tense



I put (weekly)
I used to put
I was putting



we put (on Thursdays)
we used to put
we were putting

(Juana, Juan)


you put (daily)
you used to put
you were putting


(informal Spain)


you all put (frequently)
you all used to put
you all were putting


(Sra./Dr. García)


he/she/you put (sometimes)
he/she/you used to put
he/she/you were putting



they/you (all almost never) put
they/you all used to put
they/you all were putting

Poner Imperfect Tense Practice

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Conjugation Practice

Imperfect Tense

Poner Imperfect Sentence Examples

1.¿Tú ponías la mesa antes de cenar?
Did you set the table before dinner?
2.Nosotros poníamos música para animar las fiestas.
We used to put on music to liven up the parties.
3.Él ponía atención en cada detalle.
He paid attention to every detail.
4.¿Ellas ponían adornos en el árbol de Navidad?
Were they putting decorations on the Christmas tree?
5.Yo ponía mis ideas en un cuaderno.
I used to put my ideas in a notebook.
6.¿Cuándo ponías tú la alarma para levantarte temprano?
When did you set the alarm to get up early?
7.En aquellos años, ponía mi energía en aprender un instrumento.
Back then, I put my energy into learning an instrument.
8.Vosotros poníais flores frescas en la sala.
You all used to put fresh flowers in the living room.
9.Ellos ponían carteles en la escuela.
They put up posters at school.
10.Ustedes ponían mucha dedicación en sus proyectos.
You were putting a lot of dedication into your projects.