German Verbs and Their Prepositions

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

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