German Verbs and Their Prepositions

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German VerbPrepositionEnglish Translation
sich kümmernto look after, bother
jemand bringento bring someone to the point of
sich unterhaltento converse about
zitternto tremble with/from (fear, cold, etc.)
es handelt sichit is a matter of
lebento live on
(be)urteilento judge by/ according to how
sich irrento err, be mistaken in/about
kämpfento fight for
glaubento believe in
erzählento tell about ***dative***
sprechento speak about ***accusative version***
sich bemühento take pains with
arbeitento work on/at
handeln to trade or deal in
bestehento consist of
sich freuento delight in
passento match, be suited to
sich freuento look forward to
sich verliebento fall in love with
jemand gratulierento congratulate someone on
(sich) versteckento hide from
sich schämento be ashamed of
jemand beglückwünschento congratulate someone on
German VerbPrepositionEnglish Translation
sterben to die of/from
jemand/etwas haltento regard someone/something as
sich bewerbento apply for
handelnto be about
jemand ab-haltento keep, prevent someone from doing something
bestehento insist upon
verkehrento associate with, mix with
sich konzentrierento concentrate on
jemand bringento deprive or cause someone to lose
sich beklagento complain about
sich unterscheidento differ from
sich erinnernto remember
erschreckento shrink at, be rightened of
jemand fragento ask someone about
sich ärgernto be annoyed about/at
halten (viel)to think highly of
etwas verstehento understand something about
zwingento force, compel to
ein-willigento agree to
neigento tend to/toward
riechento smell like
sorgento provide for, look after
spielento play for (stakes)
es gehtit is a matter of
German VerbPrepositionEnglish Translation
rechnento count on
sich entschließento decide to
sich beschwerento complain about
leidento suffer form
jemand erinnernto remind someone of
sich verlassento rely upon
schickento send for
wartento wait for
sich gewöhnento get accustomed to
sich verabredento make an appointment with
sich um-sehento look around for
wettento bet for (stakes)
auf-passento keep an eye on, watch out for
suchento search for
jemand erkennento recognize someone by
zeigento point/at
sich freuento be happy about
spottento joke about, ridicule
schießento shoot at
werdento become of
kommento lose, be deprived of
sich befassento deal with
schreiento scream for
sich täuschento be mistaken about
German VerbPrepositionEnglish Translation
jemand schützento protect someone from
sich wenden to turn to, appeal to
sich sehnento long for
dienento serve a purpose as
schmeckento taste like
hoffento hope for
auf-hörento stop doing, cease
jemand raten to advise someone to
grenzento border on
sich vertiefento delve into, become engrossed with
Angst habento have fear of
führento lead to
fliehento flee from
berichtento report about/on
etwas bei-tragento contribute something to
folgernto deduce from
sich erkundigento inquire about/after
redento speak about ***dative***
stimmento vote for
schreiento scream with/out of
sich fürchtento fear, be afraid of
trinkento drink to
sich beziehento react to
sich beschränkento limit oneself to
German VerbPrepositionEnglish Translation
Achtung/Respekt habento have respect for
telefonierento speak on the phone with
forschento search for, investigate
jemand hindernto hinder/prevent someone from doing something
stinkento stink of
nach-denkento think about, ponder
sich lustig machento make fun of
greifento reach for
achtento pay heed to
sich vertragento get along (well) with
diskutierento discuss, talk about
blickento glance at
vertrauento trust in
sich richten to direct (a comment or question) to
sich interessierento be interested in
strebento strive for
hörento listen to, heed
sich beschäftigento occupy oneself with
staunento be amazed at
berichtento report on
jemand hin-weisento refer someone to
redento speak about ***accusative version***
etwas fordernto demand something of/from
sich erholento recover from
German VerbPrepositionEnglish Translation
sich sorgento be anxious/worried about
verzichtento forgo, renounce
aus-sehento look like (something will happen)
werdento become, turn into
zweifelnto doubt
sich einigento agree upon
klingento sound like
denkento think of
jemand ab-raten to advise someone against
ab-hängento depend upon
sich entscheidento decide on
antwortento answer, respond to
(sich) streitento quarrel (with one another) about
beruhento be based upon
etwas meinento have an opinion about something
sich hütento watch out for, be on guard against
jemand dankento thank someone for
jemand bittento ask someone for, request
etwas verlangento demand something from/of
jemand beneidento envy someone for
sprechento talk about
jemand warnento warn someone of/against/about
etwas wissento know something about
geratento get or fall into (danger.difficulty, etc.)

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