German Verbs and Their Prepositions

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

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