Verbs needing a certain preposition


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Verbs needing a certain preposition



DEDICARSE

A

Se dedica a la pintura.

He devotes himself to painting.

EMPEZAR

Empezamos a trabajar a las 9.

We start working at 9 o'clock .

APRENDER

Aprendí a leer en la escuela.

He learned to read at school.

ENSEÑAR

Le enseñan a conducir un coche.

They teach him to drive a car.

DECIDIRSE

Se decidió a dejar su trabajo.

He decided to quit his job.

OBLIGAR

No me obligues a marcharme.

Don't force me to leave.

COMPROMETERSE

No debes comprometerte a hacer eso.

You shouldn't commit yourself to do this.


DEJAR

DE

Dejé de verla.

He stopped dating her.

ACABAR

Acabó de leer el libro.

He has just finished to read the book.

OLVIDARSE

No te olvides de escribirme.

Don't forget to write to me.

ALEGRARSE

Me alegro de verte.

I am glad to see you.

LAMENTARSE

Se lamenta de su suerte.

He deplored his bad luck.

TENER GANAS

Tenemos ganas de beber un café

We are longing for drinking a coffee.

COMPONERSE

Un año se compone de 12 meses.

A year is composed by 12 months.


TARDAR

EN

Tardo 10 minutos en vestirme.

I need 10 minutes to dress myself.

CONSISTIR

Todo consiste en vivir y dejar vivir.

All consists on live and to let live.

ENTRETENERSE

Nos entretenemos en escuchar música.

We keep occupied listening to music.

CREER

Creo en lo que dices.

I believe what you say .


SOÑAR

CON

Cada noche sueño contigo

Every night I dream of you.