German Verbs and Their Prepositions

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

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