German Verbs and Their Prepositions

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

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