I set the table

I set the table
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (present tense)
a. pongo la mesa
You never help around the house. - That's not true. I set the table every night.Nunca ayudas en la casa. - Eso no es verdad. Pongo la mesa cada noche.
2. (past tense)
a. puse la mesa (short or defined period of time)
I set the table, but everyone sat down in the living room to eat and watch the football game.Puse la mesa, pero todos se sentaron en la sala para comer y ver el partido de fútbol americano.
b. ponía la mesa (long or undefined period of time)
My sister and I would always help mom with dinner. I set the table while she prepared the salad.Mi hermana y yo siempre ayudábamos a mamá con la cena. Yo ponía la mesa mientras ella preparaba la ensalada.
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