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

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