What does this mean?"No puede ponerse"
What does this mean?"No puede ponerse" This phrase is used for telephone. Does this mean No body is picking up the phone?
In the light of what I have explained below, I would say that: "No puede ponerse"probably means: I cannot get to the phone/answer the phone (right now)
No contesta = No answer/response/reply
No esta en casa = not at home
se ha equivocado = wrong number (it has been incorrectly dialed / you have been mistaken)
Ponerse has a meaning that is used in Spain for the telephone - according to my Oxford Spanish Dictionary:
this is a reflexive construction as Ponerse is a relexive verb
Sentido 3 (Esp) (al teléfono) " ¿Pepe ? sí ahora se pone Pepe"
= Pepe? Yes, I'll just get him for you
Dile a tu madre que se ponga
= Tell your mother I want to speak to her, ask your mother to come to the phone
Corregid mi español, por favor
Needs more context. "No puede ponerse.... what thing?" Is that how it was said/written?
Maybe 'he can't get it (right now)' meaning he can't come to the phone. Awkward