buck stops here


buck stops here
Buck stops here
The buck stops here is used to say that this is the point where responsibility lies or the person who is responsible.

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  • buck stops here — See the buck stops here …   English idioms

  • buck stops here (the) —  Take responsibility. A sign on President Harry Truman’s desk read “The buck stops here.”  ► “[GM CEO* John F.] Smith has also streamlined decision making and improved coordination by creating a buck stops here strategy board, which he chairs.”… …   American business jargon

  • 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 (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 — 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 — Табличка с надписью «Фишка дальше не идёт», украшавшая стол Гарри Трумэна. Трумэн за столом, украшенным его девизом. «Фишка дальше не идёт» (англ. The buck stops here)  фраза из обихода игроков в покер, получившая более широкое распространение… …   Википедия

  • 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 — 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 — I am responsible for what we do no one else; pass the buck    The buck stops here, the new manager said to us. We don t blame others for our problems …   English idioms

  • the buck stops here — ► the buck stops here informal the responsibility for something cannot be avoided. Main Entry: ↑buck …   English terms dictionary