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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyrest with
he/she/itrests with
present participleresting with
past tenserested with
past participlerested with
  1. rest with someone if a decision or responsibility rests with someone, they have the duty or authority to take that decision or responsibility
    The matter now rests with the medical committee.
    Responsibility for child care rests with social services.
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… a feeling of pleasure you get from spending time doing what you want and not worrying about what other people are doing or saying

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