Spanish Grammar: Verbs with prepositions II “DE” (A2)

In Spanish, many verbs must be followed by a preposition, which may or may not correspond to the preposition (if any) used in English. The following is a list of some Spanish verbs which require “de” when followed by an infinitive.

Aburrise de To get bored with
Acabar de To have just
Acordarse de To remember
Alegrarse de To be pleased about
Asombrarse de To be surprised at
Asustarse de To be frightened at
Avergonzarse de To be ashamed of
Bajarse de (tren, autobús, coche…) To get off (bus, train, car..)
Burlarse de To make fun of
Cansarse de To tire of
Cuidar de To look after
Darse cuenta de To realise
Dejar de To stop
Despedirse de To say goodbye to
Encargarse de To take charge of
Ocuparse de To take care of
Olvidarse de To forget
Quejarse de To complain about
Reírse de To laugh at
Tener ganas de To feel like
Tener miedo de To be afraid of
Tener necesidad de To need to
Terminar de To stop
Tratar de To try to

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