Poner Subjunctive Tense

Unlock the skill of expressing placing or setting with poner in the Subjunctive Tense, through targeted exercises and real-world examples. Place your learning on a solid foundation at our poner conjugation page and set up more success with our Spanish conjugation resources.

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

Verb Chart: Poner Subjunctive Tense



(So that) I put



(So that) we put

(Juana, Juan)


(So that) you put


(informal Spain)


(So that) you all put


(Sra./Dr. García)


(So that) he/she/you put



(So that) they/you all put

Poner Subjunctive Tense Practice

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Subjunctive Tense

Poner Subjunctive Sentence Examples

1. Es importante que yo ponga atención a los detalles en mi trabajo.
It’s important that I pay attention to details in my work.
2. Quiero que tú pongas tu mejor esfuerzo en cada proyecto.
I want you to put your best effort into every project.
3. Es necesario que él ponga su firma en el documento para validarla.
It’s necessary that he puts his signature on the document to validate it.
4. Espero que ella ponga sus conocimientos en práctica durante la pasantía.
I hope that she applies her knowledge during the internship.
5. Deseo que usted ponga la seguridad primero en todas las situaciones.
I wish that you put safety first in all situations.
6. Es bueno que nosotros pongamos las necesidades del equipo por encima de las individuales.
It’s good that we put the team’s needs above individual ones.
7. Os recomiendo que pongáis vuestra salud mental como prioridad. (vosotros is used only in Spain)
I recommend that you make your mental health a priority.
8. Quiero que ellos pongan orden en su habitación antes de salir.
I want them to tidy up their room before going out.
9. Es vital que ellas pongan atención a las instrucciones del profesor.
It’s vital that they pay attention to the teacher’s instructions.
10. Recomiendo que ustedes pongan un límite claro en cuanto al tiempo de pantalla.
I recommend that you set a clear limit on screen time.
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