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Ponerse Present Tense

Begin your adventure with “ponerse” in the present tense, exploring how this reflexive verb shapes daily Spanish conversations! Our site offers an extensive verb chart, interactive conjugation exercises, fun games, and practical sentences featuring “ponerse.” For a broader grasp on Spanish verbs, check out our Spanish conjugation page. Fine-tune your command of “ponerse” with specialized practice on our ponerse conjugation page.

Verb Meaning(s): to put on, to become (angry, happy, etc.)

Verb Chart: Ponerse Present Tense


me pongo

I put on
I do put on
I am putting on


nos ponemos

we put on
we do put on
we are putting on

(Juana, Juan)

te pones

you put on
you do put on
you are putting on


(informal Spain)

os ponéis

you all put on
you all do put on
you all are putting on


(Sra./Dr. García)

se pone

he/she/you put on
he/she/you do put on
he/she/you are putting on


se ponen

they/you all put on
they/you all do put on
they/you all are putting on

Ponerse Present Tense Practice

Multiple Choice Game

Conjugation Practice

Present Tense

Ponerse Present Sentence Examples

1. Yo me pongo el abrigo.
I put on my coat.
2. Tú te pones los zapatos.
You put on your shoes.
3. Él se pone serio cuando estudia.
He gets serious when he studies.
4. Ella se pone feliz con las sorpresas.
She becomes happy with surprises.
5. Usted se pone el sombrero.
You (formal) put on the hat.
6. Nosotros nos ponemos a trabajar temprano.
We get to work early.
7. Vosotros os ponéis a jugar al fútbol. (used only in Spain)
You all get to play football.
8. Ellos se ponen nerviosos antes de un examen.
They get nervous before an exam.
9. Ellas se ponen guantes para el frío.
They (feminine) put on gloves for the cold.
10. Ustedes se ponen de acuerdo.
You all come to an agreement.