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

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