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To not help someone - synonyms or related words



to leave someone in a situation where they have no help or support



literary to leave someone, or to stop helping or looking after them, when they still need you

leave someone in the lurch

to leave someone in a difficult situation without helping them

do little to help/solve etc

to fail to help someone/solve something etc

not lift a finger

to not help someone at all

that’s your problem

used for saying in an unkind way that you are not going to help someone or do what they want



to stop supporting or helping someone



to refuse to give financial help to a person or a business


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an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employment

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