German Verbs and Their Prepositions

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

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