German Verbs and Their Prepositions

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

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