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

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