German Verbs and Their Prepositions

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

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