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To be responsible for something

answer for

to agree to be responsible for something

accept

verb

to recognize that you are responsible for something

carry

verb

if you carry responsibility or blame for something, you accept it

accept/face the consequences

to accept responsibility for your actions, whatever happens

be meant to do something

to have a particular responsibility or duty

speak for

to represent the feelings or opinions of another person or group of people

bear the responsibility

to be responsible for something

take charge (of)

to take control and become responsible for someone or something

take the lead

to accept responsibility for dealing with a situation

take on

to accept some work or responsibility

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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sandwich woman

a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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