Es gibt Verben, die immer nur den DATIV verlangen.
There are certain verbs which always only demand the DATIVE.

Hier ist meine persönliche Liste von den 10 wichtigsten Dativverben im Deutschen:
Here is my personal list of the 10 most important German Dativ verbs:

  1. antworten – to answer: Ich antworte dem Mann. – I answer the man.
  2. gefallen – to be pleasing: Das Kleid gefällt mir. – I like this dress.
  3. gehören – to belong to: Das Auto gehört mir. – It’s my car. (Literally: The car belongs to  me.)
  4. glauben – to believe: Ich glaube deinem Mann. – I believe your husband.
  5. gratulieren – to congratulate: Ich gratuliere dir zum Geburtstag. – I wish you a happy birthday.
  6. helfen – to help: Kannst du mir bitte helfen? – Can you please help me?
  7. passen – to fit: Die Hose passt mir nicht. – The pants don’t fit me.
  8. passieren– to happen to: Ist dir das auch schon einmal passiert? – Has this ever happened to you too?
  9. schmecken – to taste: Der Kuchen schmeckt mir sehr gut. – The cake tastes great [to me].
  10. weh tun – to hurt: Der Junge tut dem Mädchen weh. – The boy is hurting the girl.

Es gibt noch viele weitere Dativverben, aber jetzt kennt ihr schon die Wichtigsten!
There are much more German Dative Verbs, but these are the most important ones!

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