German Verbs and Their Prepositions

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

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