Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
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
if something is down to someone, they are responsible for dealing with it or for making decisions about it
English version of thesaurus of to be someone s responsibility
used to describe something which is done more carefully and over a longer period of time …
said in a way that is intended to make someone feel stupid or bad
the practice of giving birth in the presence of several friends and relatives
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.
Free thesaurus definition of to be someone s responsibility from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.