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The river has flown over its banks.
The river has flowed over its banks.

Flown is the past participle of fly, the past participle of flow (= to move as water) is flowed. The principal parts of the two verbs are: fly, flew, flown - flow, flowed, flowed.

Flee, fled, fled is formal but we still use it to mean to run away. We flee from danger. Float, floated, floated means to stay on the surface of water or other liquid: Ships float on the water.

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This book deals in common errors.
This book deals with common errors.
A bookseller deals with books.
A bookseller deals in books.

To deaf with means to have to do with, to deal in means to buy and sell

To deal with also means to take action on a matter: The headmaster will deal with that question.

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Val raises very early in the morning.
Val rises very early in the morning.
She rose their salaries too often.
She raised their salaries too often.

Rise is an intransitive verb and means to go up, stand up, or get out of bed. It doesn't require an object. Raise is a transitive verb and means to lift up something Their principal parts are; rise, rose, risen, and raise, raised, raised.

Arise is often used for rise, but it is better to use arise only in the sense of begin: A quarrel (a discussion, an argument, a difficulty, etc.) may arise. This is formal but is still used.

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Graham learned us how to play hockey.
Graham taught us how to play hockey

Teach means to give instruction, learn means to receive instruction: He taught me English, and I learned it quickly

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I hired a surf board when I was in America.
I hired out a surf board when I was in America.

To hire something is to pay to use it, usually for a short time, with one single payment: a suit, a bicycle, a rowing boat etc. To hire out is to offer something for someone else to hire.

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