set the table(
seht
 
thuh
 
tey
-
buhl
)
phrase
1. (imperative; used to address one person) 
a. pon la mesa (informal) (singular) 
Set the table, please! Dinner is nearly ready.¡Pon la mesa, por favor! La cena ya casi está lista.
2. (imperative; used to address multiple people) 
a. pongan la mesa (plural) 
Kids, come down and set the table, please!¡Chicos, bajen y pongan la mesa, por favor!
transitive verb phrase
3. (to prepare the table for a meal) 
Can I help you set the table, mom?¿Puedo ayudarte a poner la mesa, mamá?
Examples
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