(the) buck stops with (someone).

(the) buck stops with (someone).
The buck stops with (someone). The buck stops here. - something that you say in order to tell someone that you will take responsibility for a situation or problem.

The police authorized the raid and they must accept that the buck stops with them.


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  • (the) buck stops with someone — the buck stops with (someone) someone takes responsibility for a situation or problem. I approved the plan, I m responsible for it, and the buck stops with me. I didn t feel the article misrepresented me. I mean, the buck stops here I did write… …   New idioms dictionary

  • (the) buck stops with someone — the buck stops here/with someone/ phrase used for saying who should accept the responsibility for something The buck stops with the players, not with the manager or anybody else. Thesaurus: ways of making or receiving criticism or blamehyponym to …   Useful english dictionary

  • (the) buck stops with — the buck stops with (someone) someone takes responsibility for a situation or problem. I approved the plan, I m responsible for it, and the buck stops with me. I didn t feel the article misrepresented me. I mean, the buck stops here I did write… …   New idioms dictionary

  • the buck stops here — The final responsibility rests here • • • Main Entry: ↑buck * * * the buck stops here (or with someone) informal the responsibility for something cannot or should not be passed to someone else * * * the buck stops here ◇ Expressions like the buck …   Useful english dictionary

  • (the) buck stops here — the buck stops here/with someone/ phrase used for saying who should accept the responsibility for something The buck stops with the players, not with the manager or anybody else. Thesaurus: ways of making or receiving criticism or blamehyponym to …   Useful english dictionary

  • The buck stops here — is a phrase that was popularized by U.S. President Harry S. Truman, who kept a sign with that phrase on his desk in the Oval Office. (Footage from Jimmy Carter s malaise speech shows the sign still on the desk during Carter s administration.) The …   Wikipedia

  • buck — buck1 S1 [bʌk] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(dollar)¦ 2 the buck stops here 3 pass the buck 4¦(animal)¦ 5 feel/look like a million bucks 6¦(man)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Sense: 1,4; Date: 1800 1900; Origin: Perhaps from buckskin; because it was used as a unit of exchange in… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • buck — [[t]bʌ̱k[/t]] bucks, bucking, bucked 1) N COUNT A buck is a US or Australian dollar. [INFORMAL] That would probably cost you about fifty bucks... Why can t you spend a few bucks on a coat?... This means big bucks for someone. Syn: dollar 2) N… …   English dictionary

  • buck — buck1 [ bʌk ] noun count ** 1. ) AMERICAN INFORMAL a dollar: You can get the batteries for a few bucks at any drugstore. 2. ) bucks plural AMERICAN INFORMAL money: More and more bucks are being spent to achieve exactly the same ends. big bucks… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • buck — I UK [bʌk] / US noun [countable] Word forms buck : singular buck plural bucks 1) mainly American informal a dollar 2) bucks [plural] American informal money More and more bucks are being spent to achieve exactly the same ends. See: big bucks 3)… …   English dictionary

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