Examples of responsibility in a Sentence
- … Landau's piece, examining the fan's, and the journalist's responsibility to rock stars … —Lawrence Dietz, Los Angeles Times Book Review, 23 May 1971
- A great soprano has a responsibility to her public … —Robert Evett, Atlantic, September 1970
- The responsibility for engineering the line of cars which in 1908 evolved the immortal Model T … —John Kenneth Galbraith, New York Times Book Review, 28 Feb. 1954
- Anthony Burton had once said that this was your responsibility toward society. —John P. Marquand, Atlantic, Nov. 1947
The boys denied any responsibility for the damage to the fence.
A terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the bombing.
The janitor has many responsibilities.
Mowing the lawn is your responsibility.
She has to deal with a lot of family and work responsibilities.
It is your responsibility to give the company two weeks notice if you decide to leave.
In her new position, she will have much more responsibility.
We have a responsibility to protect the environment.
The government's responsibility is to serve the public.
The principal has responsibility for 450 students and a staff of 35.
Recent Examples of responsibility from the Web
The collection depicts a grown-up who has to act strong and face responsibilities, while there’s still a big kid who lives inside.
Our Car-Net Terms of Service explicitly outlines that as a subscriber, the customer has the responsibility to terminate the contract when selling their vehicle.
In short, Meghan's parents are clearly putting their own spin on the parents-of-the-bride responsibilities.
Certainly, there was a ton of pushback from the men in the room saying that business and social responsibility should not go hand in hand.
Does Kraft Heinz have a responsibility to society beyond simply making money for shareholders?
And 15 percent of the suits against Citizens challenged the company’s denial of responsibility for the claim.
Elgin will receive credit for acceptance of responsibility in this case, but the government will not recommend the same benefit for her son, court records state.
These children, Bowlby wrote, lacked shame or a sense of responsibility.
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RESPONSIBILITY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of responsibility for English Language Learners
: the state of being the person who caused something to happen
: a duty or task that you are required or expected to do
: something that you should do because it is morally right, legally required, etc.
RESPONSIBILITY Defined for Kids
Definition of responsibility for Students
- Show responsibility by always doing your homework.
- The children are my responsibility.
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