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The teacher agreed to go with us.
The teacher accepted to go with us.

Accept means to take something that is offered to you. Maria accepted the bunch of flowers. It also means to believe something you're told: Ken accepted his explanation. Agree to means to do what one is asked to do: David agreed to come to London on Monday, but agree with means to have the same opinion as someone else. The Long family never agree with each other.

We agree with a person, but to a thing. I agree with Luke, but I can't agree to this plan.

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Rosie tried to find her lost book.
Rosie tried to found her lost book.

To find is a very common verb meaning to get back a thing lost. It's principal parts: find, found, found.

There is, however, another verb to found, meaning to establish: He founded the school fifty years ago.

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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've now left football.
I've now given up football.
Also possible:
I've now stopped playing football.

Never use leave in the meaning of give up, or stop something.

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