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Neil was looking out of the window.
Neil was seeing out of the window.

To see is to notice with the eyes, but to look is to direct the eyes in order to see: I looked up and saw the plane.

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My English book is with my brother.
My brother has my English book.

Avoid using be with in the sense of have. Be with means to be together or in company of: He is with his parents

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Sarah denied to take the money.
Sarah refused to take the money.
John refused that he'd done it.
John denied that he'd done it

To refuse means not to take what is offered or not to do what one is asked to do. To deny means to answer in the negative or to say that a statement isn't true.

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Clare took a good mark in chemistry.
Clare got a good mark in chemistry.

To take means to obtain something intentionally or by force: I took a book from the library, The army took the city. To get or to receive means to obtain something which is given such as a gift, a letter, money, or a mark in an exam

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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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