the buck stops here

the buck stops here
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. 2012.

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

  • 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 — 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. — something that you say in order to tell someone that you will take responsibility for a situation or problem. We carry out all the safety tests in this department, so the buck stops here …   New idioms 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 — 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

  • The buck stops here — catch phrase noting the acceptance of final responsibility (originally US slang (mid 19th C.), from buck an object used in poker to remind the winner of some privilege or duty at the next deal, from buckhorn knife , once often used for this… …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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