German Verbs and Their Prepositions

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

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