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Ponerse Preterite Tense

Experience the nuances of change in Spanish with the Preterite Tense of the reflexive verb ponerse. Our page includes a detailed conjugation chart, interactive verb games, and sentences illustrating ponerse in various contexts. Learn to express changes in state, mood, or appearance. Deepen your understanding of Spanish verbs with Spanish conjugation. Perfect your ponerse conjugation on our ponerse conjugation page.

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

Verb Chart: Ponerse Preterite Tense


me puse

I put on


nos pusimos

we put on

(Juana, Juan)

te pusiste

you put on


(informal Spain)

os pusisteis

you all put on


(Sra./Dr. García)

se puso

he/she/you put on


se pusieron

they/you all put on

Ponerse Preterite Tense Practice

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Preterite Tense

Ponerse Preterite Sentence Examples

1. Ayer me puse mi suéter nuevo para ir al cine.
Yesterday, I put on my new sweater to go to the movies.
2. ¿Te pusiste nervioso antes de la presentación?
Did you get nervous before the presentation?
3. Él se puso muy contento cuando supo las noticias.
He became very happy when he heard the news.
4. Ella se puso los zapatos deportivos para salir a correr.
She put on her running shoes to go for a run.
5. ¿Se puso Ud. la chaqueta porque hacía frío?
Did you put on the jacket because it was cold?
6. Nosotros nos pusimos de acuerdo sobre el lugar de encuentro.
We agreed on the meeting place.
7. ¿Se pusieron ellos trajes para la ceremonia de graduación?
Did they put on suits for the graduation ceremony?
8. Las chicas se pusieron muy felices al ver los resultados de sus exámenes.
The girls became very happy when they saw their exam results.
9. ¿Se pusieron Uds. protector solar antes de ir a la playa?
Did you all put on sunscreen before going to the beach?
10. Vosotros os pusisteis las botas de montaña para la excursión.
You all (Spain) put on your hiking boots for the excursion.