German Verbs and Their Prepositions

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

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