(the) buck stops with

(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 about those things.


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  • (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 …   New idioms dictionary

  • (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 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

  • the buck stops here — ► used to say that you will make important decisions and deal with a problem, and not allow other people to be blamed for it: » When it comes to company policy, the buck stops here. Main Entry: ↑buck …   Financial and business terms

  • The Buck Stops Here (King of the Hill) — Infobox Television episode Title = The Buck Stops Here Series = King of the Hill Caption = Season = 5 Episode = 2 Airdate = November 5, 2000 Production = 5ABE01 Writer = Director = Guests = Brad Renfro Episode list = List of King of the Hill… …   Wikipedia

  • the buck stops here — Meaning Responsibility is not passed on beyond this point. Origin U.S. president Harry Truman had a sign with this inscription on his desk. This was meant to indicate that he didn t pass the buck to anyone else but accepted responsibility for the …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • 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

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