Conjugation for poner inthe present

JeffereyA1Kwiziq community member

Conjugation for poner inthe present

I thought that the following quiz sentence should be conjugated for the "Me" form, which is the same as the "Yo" form for "I" and that is how I answered,  selecting the form "pongo" but the robot said the correct answer is "pone"....Is this correct?
¿Me ________ un café por favor?Could I have a coffee please?(HINT: Conjugate the usted form of "poner" in El Presente)
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InmaKwiziq team memberCorrect answer

Hola Jefferey

As Marsha said, this sentence is translated in English in a different way to Spanish, so we say in Spanish: ¿Me pone un café, por favor? meaning literally "Do you put me a coffee, please?", but obviously this is not said this way in English; what you'd say here is "Can I have a coffee please? This is why the verb is conjugated in the 3rd person singular, because it agrees with "usted", which is the subject.

I hope this clarified it.

Saludos

Inma

MarshaC1 Kwiziq Q&A super contributor

Yep. Because you are asking the waiter to give you a coffee using polite usted pone.

Conjugation for poner inthe present

I thought that the following quiz sentence should be conjugated for the "Me" form, which is the same as the "Yo" form for "I" and that is how I answered,  selecting the form "pongo" but the robot said the correct answer is "pone"....Is this correct?
¿Me ________ un café por favor?Could I have a coffee please?(HINT: Conjugate the usted form of "poner" in El Presente)

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