due care

Definition of "due care"
  1. The responsible behavior expected from a person, considering the safety of others, in a certain situation. Failure to exercise this can be seen as negligence
How to use "due care" in a sentence
  1. While driving, he failed to exercise due care by not stopping at the red light.
  2. The store owner was accused of not taking due care to clean the slippery floor which resulted in a customer falling.
  3. The construction company was found liable for not showing due care in ensuring safety measures, causing an accident on site.

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