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Old November 01, 2012, 11:05 AM
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Ponerse, volverse and hacerse

Si alguien aquí podría darme unos ejemplos de estos, me ayudaría mucho.

Por ejemplo.

Él se puso enojado.

Carlos se volvió loco

Yo me hice contable.

Necesito más ejemplos con cada verbo. Gracias!!!
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Old November 01, 2012, 12:28 PM
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"Se puso enojado" sounds awkward. "Se enojó" is the usual expression.


Some more examples, as requested:

- Se puso rojo.
He blushed.

- Le puse un ojo morado.
I gave him a black eye.

- Todo el mundo se pone como loco cuando siente un temblor. / Todo el mundo se vuelve loco cuando...
Everyone goes crazy when they feel an earthquake.

- Todos en la casa nos pusimos muy trabajadores e hicimos limpieza profunda.
Everyone in the house became hard-working and we cleaned it deeply.

- Se volvió instructor de karate, pero antes era maestro de inglés.
He became a karate coach, but he used to be an English teacher.

- Con mucho trabajo me hice/volví el mejor arquitecto del país.
With much effort, I became the best architect in the country.

- Juan se hizo mi mejor amigo sólo para poder robarme a mi novia.
Juan became my best friend only to take my girlfriend away.


You can also review the use of these verbs here, here and here.
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Old November 01, 2012, 09:03 PM
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As note, in Spain "Se puso enfadado" or "Se puso muy enojado" "Se puso como una fiera" is not that odd...

"Se puso como una fiera" probably more common...

"Se puso muy triste con la noticia"
"Se puso muy gallito cuando se le cuestionó"
"La chica se puso muy interesante con sus miraditas..."
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Muchas gracias, Angelica, me has ayudado mucho. Y tú, JPablo.

Afortunadamente, sé usar estos verbos, pero mi vocabulario está muy limitado..

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As a note, in Spain "Se puso enfadado" or "Se puso muy enojado" "Se puso como una fiera" are not that odd...

"Se puso como una fiera" is probably more common...

"Se puso muy triste con la noticia"
"Se puso muy gallito cuando se le cuestionó"
"La chica se puso muy interesante con sus miraditas..."
Unas correcciones aquí.

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Thank you for the corrections, Esperar!
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