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    Smile Eric neglected to buy any gas.

    Eric neglected to buy any gas.



    Does the above indicate that Eric forgot to buy any gas, or he should buy gas but he didn't do his duty?


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    Re: Eric neglected to buy any gas.

    It depends on the usage in a paragraph.

    As a stand alone sentence, it would be assumed that Eric forgot to purchase petrol and is therefore without fuel.

    Wholeman

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    Re: Eric neglected to buy any gas.

    Thanks, Wholeman, for the comprehensive and comprehensible reply.
    Got it.

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