Let's say someone who's above me, like a teacher or a boss, forgot to do something. How would I notify them without being rude?

I only know the basic "~するのを忘れました"(though I'm not even sure if that's correct), but I want to be a bit more humble and roundabout.

I would appreciate if you could give me multiple different ways to do this.

Thanks in advance!

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    I guess it really depends on who you are interacting with. But just by scanning through many articles online, it seems many people believe the most Japanese way is to not point it out at all. – あらまあ Jan 10 at 9:14
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    Actually, perhaps this link can be of use: u-note.me/note/47497375#link0 . In summary, rather than highlighting the mistake, refer to what you think may be wrong, and then gently suggest that it be rechecked. For example「○○は□□ではないでしょうか?恐れ入りますが、ご確認お願い致します」 – あらまあ Jan 10 at 9:22

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