German Verbs and Their Prepositions

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

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