German Verbs and Their Prepositions

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

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