1. neglect ((one's work))
    • 庭木はほったらかされてめちゃめちゃです
    • The garden trees were ruined through neglect.
    • 仕事を途中でほったらかした
    • He left his work unfinished.
    • 子供たちは一日中ほったらかされた
    • The children were 「left to themselves [neglected] all day long.