shirk duty

shirk one's duty

to neglect one's job or task. The guard was fired for shirking his duty. You cannot expect to continue shirking your duty without someone noticing.
See also: duty
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Honasan's decision to abide by his party's wishes, albeit reluctantly, could be traced to his background as a military man who did not shirk duty nor leave his men behind.
NEW KOMEITO MUST NOT SHIRK DUTY ON ARTICLE 9 (The Daily Yomiuri as translated from the Yomiuri Shimbun)