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

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