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

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