German Verbs and Their Prepositions

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

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