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To be someone's responsibility - synonyms or related words

rest with

if a decision or responsibility rests with someone, they have the duty or authority to take that decision or responsibility

lie with

if something such as responsibility or blame for something lies with someone, they are responsible for it or they should be blamed for it

come under

to be the responsibility of a particular person, organization, etc.

fall on

if something falls on someone, it is their responsibility to do it

fall to

if a particular job or duty falls to someone, it is their responsibility

the ball is in someone’s court

used for telling someone that it is their responsibility to take action or make a decision

fall/rest on someone’s shoulders

to be someone’s responsibility

in someone’s charge

if a person or thing is in your charge, you are responsible for taking care of them

be incumbent on/upon someone to do something


to be someone’s duty or responsibility to do something

be down to someone

if something is down to someone, they are responsible for dealing with it or for making decisions about it

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