Just like with verbs there are also some German adjectives that are always followed by prepositions. In these cases, again, the preposition determines which case is to be used - either Dative or Accusative.
Here you have an overview of the most important German adjectives with prepositions
These adjectives come with prepositions that demand the dative case
|Adjective + Preposition||Translation||Example with Dative||Example translation|
|Abhängig von||Dependent on||Es ist abhängig von der Zeit.||That is dependent on the time.|
|Befreundet mit||Friends with||Er ist befreundet mit dem Nachbarsjungen.||He is friends with the neighbour boy.|
|Begeistert von||Amazed by sth.||Ich bin begeistert von ihrer Stimme.||I am amazed by her voice.|
|Beschäftigt mit||Busy with sth||Sie ist beschäftigt mit ihren Hausaufgaben.||She is busy with her homework.|
|Einverstanden mit||In agreement with||Sie sind einverstanden mit dem Vorschlag.||They are in agreement with that proposal.|
|Entschlossen zu||Determined to||Er ist entschlossen zu handeln.||He is determined to act.|
|Erholt von||Relaxed from||Er ist erholt vom Urlaub.||He is relaxed from the vacation.|
|Behilflich bei||Helpful with||Sie ist ihm behilflich bei der Arbeit.||She is very helpful to him with the work.|
|Getrennt von||Seperated from||Sie ist getrennt von ihrem Freund.||She is separated from her boyfriend.|
|Überzeugt von||Convinced by||Sie sind überzeugt von dem Plan.||They are convinced by the plan.|
|Verabredet mit||Appointed with||Ich bin verabredet mit meiner Kollegin.||I am appointed with my colleagues.|
|Verbunden mit||Connected with||Mein Handy ist verbunden mit dem Fernseher.||My phone is connected with the TV|
|Vergleichbar mit||Comparable with||Das ist vergleichbar mit dieser Situation.||That is comparable with this situation|
|Verzweifelt an||Desperate with||Er ist verzweifelt an diesem Level.||He is desperate with this game|
These adjectives come with prepositions that demand the accusative case
|Adjective + Preposition||Translation||Example with Accusative||Example translation|
|Angepasst an||Adapted to||Das Tier ist angepasst an die Umgebung.||The animal is adapted to the environment.|
|Aufgeregt über||Excited for||Er ist aufgeregt über das Konzert.||He is excited for the concert.|
|Berühmt für||Famous for||Sie ist berühmt für nur einen Song.||She is famous for only one song.|
|Dankbar für||Grateful for||Ich bin dankbar für dein Geschenk.||I am grateful for your present.|
|Eifersüchtig auf||Jealous of||Sie ist eifersüchtig auf ihr Talent.||She is jealous of her talent.|
|Empört über||Upset about||Sie sind empört über diese Aussage.||They are upset about that statement.|
|Engagiert für||Committed to||Er ist sehr engagiert für diese Sache.||He is very committed to this cause|
|Erfreut über||Happy over||Sie ist sehr erfreut über diese Änderung.||She is very happy over that change.|
|Gespannt auf||Excited for||Ich bin gespannt auf den nächsten Teil.||I am excited for the next part.|
|Gewöhnt an||Used to||Ich bin gewöhnt an das kalte Wasser.||I am used to the cold water|
|Konzentriert auf||Focused on||Sie ist konzentriert auf ihre Arbeit.||She is focused on her work.|
|Besorgt um||Concerned for||Er ist sehr besorgt um seinen Bruder.||He is very concerned for his brother.|
|Spezialisiert auf||Specialized on||Der Arzt ist spezialisiert auf diese Fälle.||The doctor is specialized on these cases.|
|Verliebt in||In love with||Er ist verliebt in sie.||He is in love with her|
|Vorbereitet auf||Prepared for||Sie ist vorbereitet auf den Test.||She is prepared for the test.|
|Verwundert über||Surprised by||Ich bin verwundert über das Ergebnis.||I am surprised by that result.|
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