There are 3 translations of put on in Spanish:

put on

  • 1v + o + adv, v + adv + o 1.1 [jacket/stockings/hat] ponerse*; [watch/perfume/makeup] ponerse* put your coat on ponte el abrigo you can put your clothes back on now puede vestirse 1.2 [light/radio/oven] encender*, prender (AmL) ; [music] poner* I'll put the soup on voy a poner la sopa a calentar she suddenly put the brakes on frenó de repente put the handbrake on pon el freno de mano 1.3 (gain) I've put on four kilos he engordado cuatro kilos hasn't he put on weight! ¡qué gordo está!, ¡cómo ha engordado! she's put ten years on in the last few months ha envejecido diez años en estos últimos meses 1.4 (produce, present) [exhibition] organizar*; [play/show] presentar, dar*, poner* en escena [formal] 1.5 (assume) [expression] adoptar she put on a show of anger fingió estar furiosa she puts on such airs! ¡se da unos aires! he's not hurt: he's just putting it on no le pasa nada, está haciendo teatro or está fingiendo he put on a foreign accent fingió tener acento extranjero 1.6 (operate) [train/flight] poner*
  • 2v + o + adv 2.1 (connect) [Telec] Mr Jones to speak to you — put him on, would you? el señor Jones quiere hablar con usted — pásemelo, por favor shall I put her on? ¿le paso con ella? I'll put you on to the sales manager le paso or lo comunico con el jefe de ventas 2.2 (alert)to put sb on to sb/sth somebody had put the police on to them alguien había puesto a la policía sobre su pista who put them on to the fraud? ¿quién les dio la pista or (CS) les pasó el dato de que había habido fraude? 2.3 (introduce)to put sb on to sb/sth I can put you on to someone who … puedo ponerte en contacto con una persona que … she put me onto a shop where … me dijo de or (CS) me dio el dato de una tienda donde … I've started yoga; it was Bob who put me on to it he empezado a hacer yoga; fue Bob que me lo recomendó 2.4 (tease) (AmE) [colloquial/familiar], tomarle el pelo a [familiar/colloquial] you're putting me on! ¡me estás tomando el pelo! [familiar/colloquial]
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There are 3 translations of put on in Spanish:

put-on1

Pronunciation: /ˈpʊtɑːn; ˈpʊtɒn/

adj (pred put on)

  • [colloquial/familiar] [accent/interest] fingido his headache is all put on lo del dolor de cabeza es puro cuento or puro teatro [familiar/colloquial]

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There are 3 translations of put on in Spanish:

put-on2

n

[colloquial/familiar]
  • 1.1 (pretense, façade) comedia (f) it's just a put-on es pura comedia or [familiar/colloquial] puro teatro 1.2 (hoax) cuento (m) [familiar/colloquial]
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    • It's hard to tell if it's brilliant or a put-on, or just a brilliant put-on.
    • Spade offered them a contrived story about this all being a put-on to make them look foolish.
    • ‘Frankly, I still have to believe it's a put-on,’ says Ireland.

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