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Poner Present Progressive Tense

Discover the essence of poner in the Present Progressive Tense with our engaging verb chart, practical exercises, and sentence examples. Understand its diverse uses in placing or setting something. Visit our Spanish verbs page for more. Enhance your ‘poner’ skills on our poner conjugation page.

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

Verb Chart: Poner Present Progressive Tense


estoy poniendo

I am putting (right now)


estamos poniendo

we are putting (right now)

(Juana, Juan)

estás poniendo

you are putting (right now)


(informal Spain)

estáis poniendo

you all are putting (right now)


(Sra./Dr. García)

está poniendo

he/she/you are putting (right now)


están poniendo

they/you all are putting (right now)

Poner Present Progressive Tense Practice

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Present Progressive Tense

Poner Present Progressive Sentence Examples

1. Yo estoy poniendo la mesa para la cena.
I am setting the table for dinner.
2. ¿Tú estás poniendo atención en clase?
Are you paying attention in class?
3. Él está poniendo un anuncio en el periódico.
He is placing an ad in the newspaper.
4. Ella está poniendo música para animar la fiesta.
She is putting on music to liven up the party.
5. Usted está poniendo mucho esfuerzo en su trabajo.
You are putting a lot of effort into your work.
6. Nosotros estamos poniendo decoraciones para el evento escolar.
We are putting up decorations for the school event.
7. Vosotros estáis poniendo carteles en la ciudad (vosotros is used only in Spain).
You all are putting up posters around the city.
8. Ellos están poniendo flores en el jardín.
They are planting flowers in the garden.
9. ¿Ellas están poniendo atención a los detalles de su proyecto?
Are they paying attention to the details of their project?
10. Ustedes están poniendo en práctica lo aprendido en el curso.
You all are putting into practice what you learned in the course.