neglect to (do something)

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neglect to (do something)

1. To leave some action or obligation undone or uncompleted. Tom, you neglected to fill in these sections in the application. Please don't neglect to cash that check today.
2. To omit to complete some expected or required duty. We were wondering why you neglected to inform the board of your decision. A: "Didn't she tell you she was leaving?" B: "No, she neglected to share that information with me."
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neglect to do something

to fail to do something. I hope you do not neglect to lock the door. He neglected to water the plants.
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I then thought that my father would be unjust if he ascribed my neglect to vice or faultiness on my part, but I am now convinced that he was justified in conceiving that I should not be altogether free from blame.
"We've produced leaflets for people who see any sign of neglect to be able to say, 'I have seen that,' and then seek out support."
One of the ways that could help parents recognize and prevent neglect is to distribute manuals about preventing child neglect to new parents in hospitals, which would include, for example, the importance of putting a baby in a car's safety seat, the necessity of leaving a baby with a qualified nanny if needed, and attending to a child's medical needs as soon as they arise to prevent further complications that would lead to hospitalization.
Mr Cameron said: "Never again will we allow sub-standard care, cruelty or neglect to go unnoticed and unpunished."
Matthew Downie, head of campaigns and public affairs at Action for Children, said: "Where there's uncertainty, what that means is that a child is left to suffer, and for the neglect to get worse and to manifest itself in physical harm."
At the same time, quality-assurance processes such as the federal Child and Family Services Review required by the Adoption and Safe Families Act could be expanded in its prevention of child abuse and neglect to hold accountable, not the child welfare system, but the entire state.
In addition, please report instances of abuse and neglect to the Indiana Attorney General's Patient Abuse and Neglect Program at (800-382-1039), or online at www.AttorneyGeneral.in.gov/AbuseAndNeglect.
So, does this book succeed in its attempt to provide practical guidance about child neglect to those working directly with children and families?
The authors examine the relationship of neglect to poverty, substance abuse, and cultural issues through its multi-disciplinary approach and method.
JT: Even in relation to a show like, again, "Helter Skelter," you could bring up that theory of sweet neglect to explain some of that work.
In addition, each state Medicaid fraud control unit would be required to have procedures in place for referring complaints of abuse and neglect to other state agencies if the unit does not choose to act on any or all of these types of cases.
The reporting of suspected child neglect to state authorities enlists the assistance of the Child Protective Services, whose professional staff have expertise and resources in this area.
One 1983 study found that hospitals failed to report more than half the eases of obvious neglect to child welfare authorities.
In one module of the training program and accompanying video presentation, the trainer outlines the major areas of abuse, mistreatment and neglect to which a resident might be subjected and then engages participants in a discussion to make certain they understand how these concepts are defined and how the law looks at them.
We neglect to hold doors open for others and to say thanks when someone does for us.