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Verbs with prepositions: sich freuen

Very often, we use verbs with a specific preposition.
She believes in ghosts.
I agree with you.
Nobody responded to my complaint.
There is a verb you already know that can have two prepositions buddies: sich freuen.
*yawn*... sorry, I'm really tired.
The verb has two different meanings depending on which preposition you use it with.
I'll stay awake for this!
Something has happened already or is happening right now:
sich über [etwas] freuento be happy/glad about [sth]
Something will happen:
sich auf [etwas] freuen to look forward to [sth]
Ich freue mich auf mein Bett!
Ich freue mich über deinen Satz!