German Verbs and Their Prepositions

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

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