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
According to the employee, its staff is overworked and a little stressed out by the 12-hour shifts and the considerable responsibilities.
Juggling many responsibilities is a skill that Wagoner developed while attending Maine South.
And the regulars in a plaza take on responsibility.
The four-star prospect was 3-of-8 from the field, including 2-of-5 from 3-point range, while helping handle point guard responsibilities.
The reminders about personal responsibility also come with a healthy dose of support.
The Nuggets can simply move forward—no harm, no foul—at the first sign of tension, shifting the full responsibility for this partnership’s success to Thomas.
The Lehmans finally fall out, over the dispute between risk and responsibility.
Most self-driving vehicles rely on a suite of sophisticated sensors, mapping data, and deep learning capabilities to handle the driving responsibilities.
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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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