The buck stops here
I'm the ultimately responsible person in this organization. Other people can pass the buck to me, but I can't pass the buck to anyone else.
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“Please, please do not permit this to happen here in Florida,” wrote Cris K. Smith of East Polk County.
France 24 is providing live, round-the-clock coverage of both scenes as they progress.
Toomey lives here with her husband, Mark, a managing director at Goldman Sachs, and their two daughters.
So here I am in my requisite Lululemon pants, grunting along to an old hip-hop song at a most ungodly hour.
The Duchess had also a tent for their sick men; so that we had a small town of our own here, and every body employed.
Here began indeed, in the drab surroundings of the workshop, in the silent mystery of the laboratory, the magic of the new age.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
The people here retained the same paganism and barbarity, only they were not so dangerous, being conquered by the Muscovites.
Genoa has but recently and partially felt the new impulse, yet even here the march of improvement is visible.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
One of the simplest of these childish tricks is the invention of an excuse for not instantly obeying a command, as "Come here!"Children's Ways|James Sully
Other Idioms and Phrases with The buck stops here
I'll take full responsibility, as in You needn't call my boss; the buck stops here. This saying gained fame as a sign on the desk of President Harry S. Truman. It alludes to another expression that means the opposite, pass the buck. [Mid-1900s]