Expresiones con el verbo "PONER"

September 5, 2014

There are many expressions with the verb “poner” in Spanish. Here you can find some of the most common Spanish expressions with this verb. Try to use them to become more fluent in Spanish.

 

* Poner la mesa: to set the table.

                     

Normalmente ayudo a mi abuela a poner la mesa.

I usually help my grandmother to set the table.

 

* Poner en duda, poner en tela de juicio: to call/bring into question/doubt, to question.

 

Mi jefe siempre pone en duda lo que yo digo.

My boss always call into question what I say.

 

* Poner a alguien por las nubes: to praise someone highly / to the skies.

María siempre pone por las nubes a su hijo cuando habla de él con su amigas.

María always praises her son highly when she talks to her friends about him.

 

* Poner al día, poner al corriente: to bring up to date.

 

No pude asistir a la reunión, ¿puedes ponerme al día?

I couldn´t attend the meeting, could you bring me up to date?

 

* Poner pegas, poner peros: to raise objections, to find fault with

 

Siempre estás poniendo pegas a todo lo que propongo.

You are always raising objections to my ideas.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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