The Spanish verb Poner means to put, but there are many Spanish expressions that are formed with Poner. Here are some of them.
poner en ridículo
to make (something/someone) look ridiculous
poner las cartas sobre la mesa
to put one's cards on the table
poner los puntos sobre las íes
to do the i's and cross the t's
poner a alguien por las nubes
to give someone praise
ponérsele a uno la carne de gallina
to get goose bumps
ponérsele los cabellos/los pelos de punta
to be terrified
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