bear the responsibility

to be responsible for something
bear the responsibility for:

The Chancellor and his supporters bear the responsibility for starting this row.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • bear the responsibility of — index hold (possess) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • bear the blame — carry the responsibility …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bear the brunt — accept the most blame or responsibility    When we got in trouble, Ed bore the brunt of the blame …   English idioms

  • take (or bear) the consequences — accept responsibility for negative results or effects. → consequence …   English new terms dictionary

  • responsibility — n. accountability obligation 1) to accept, assume, shoulder, take, take on (a) responsibility 2) to bear, exercise; share (the) responsibility 3) to dodge, evade, shirk responsibility 4) an awesome; clear; grave, great, heavy, terrible (colloq.)… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • bear — I [[t]be͟ə(r)[/t]] VERB USES ♦♦ bears, bearing, bore, borne (Please look at category 19 to see if the expression you are looking for is shown under another headword.) 1) VERB If you bear something somewhere, you carry it there or take it there.… …   English dictionary

  • bear — bear1 W1 [beə US ber] v past tense bore [bo: US bo:r] past participle borne [bo:n US bo:rn] [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(deal with something)¦ 2 can t bear something 3 bear (something) in mind 4¦(accept/be responsible for)¦ 5¦(support)¦ 6¦(sign/mark)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bear*/ — [beə] (past tense bore [bɔː] ; past participle borne [bɔːn] ) verb [T] I 1) if you cannot bear someone or something, you do not like them at all or cannot accept them Most of her friends can t bear her husband.[/ex] She couldn t bear the thought… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • bear — I UK [beə(r)] / US [ber] verb [transitive] Word forms bear : present tense I/you/we/they bear he/she/it bears present participle bearing past tense bore UK [bɔː(r)] / US [bɔr] past participle borne UK [bɔː(r)n] / US [bɔrn] *** 1) [usually in… …   English dictionary

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