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

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