German Verbs and Their Prepositions

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

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