German Verbs and Their Prepositions

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

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