German Verbs and Their Prepositions

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

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