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Ponerse Imperfect Tense

Begin your journey to mastering the Imperfect Tense with the reflexive verb ponerse. Our resource-rich page offers a detailed verb chart, interactive conjugation exercises, and exciting verb games. Experience ponerse in everyday sentences, demonstrating its reflexive nuances. For a comprehensive learning experience, check out our Spanish conjugation page. Take the first step in mastering ponerse conjugation now!

Verb Meaning(s): to become, to put oneself

Verb Chart: Ponerse Imperfect Tense


me ponía

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


nos poníamos

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

(Juana, Juan)

te ponías

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


(informal Spain)

os poníais

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


(Sra./Dr. García)

se ponía

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


se ponían

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

Ponerse Imperfect Tense Practice

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Imperfect Tense

Ponerse Imperfect Sentence Examples

1.¿Tú te ponías nervioso antes de los exámenes?
Did you get nervous before exams?
2.Nosotros nos poníamos contentos cuando llegaba el verano.
We used to get happy when summer arrived.
3.Él se ponía su reloj favorito para eventos especiales.
He would put on his favorite watch for special events.
4.¿Ellas se ponían tristes cuando terminaban las vacaciones?
Did they get sad when the vacations ended?
5.Yo me ponía mi chaqueta azul para ir al colegio.
I used to put on my blue jacket to go to school.
6.¿Cuándo te ponías tú tu mejor ropa?
When did you put on your best clothes?
7.En aquel tiempo, me ponía a estudiar en cuanto llegaba a casa.
Back then, I would start studying as soon as I got home.
8.Vosotros os poníais zapatos deportivos para jugar al fútbol.
You all used to put on sports shoes to play soccer.
9.Ellos se ponían a cocinar juntos los fines de semana.
They would start cooking together on weekends.
10.Ustedes se ponían sombreros para protegerse del sol.
You were putting on hats to protect yourselves from the sun.