German Verbs and Their Prepositions

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

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