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if a decision or responsibility rests with someone, they have the duty or authority to take that decision or responsibility
if something such as responsibility or blame for something lies with someone, they are responsible for it or they should be blamed for it
to be the responsibility of a particular person, organization etc
if something falls on someone, it is their responsibility to do it
if a particular job or duty falls to someone, it is their responsibility
used for telling someone that it is their responsibility to take action or make a decision
to be someone’s responsibility
if a person or thing is in your charge, you are responsible for taking care of them
formal to be someone’s duty or responsibility to do something
if something is down to someone, they are responsible for dealing with it or for making decisions about it
a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time
the spirit of a dead person that someone sees or hears
an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners
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