The buck stops here


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the buck stops here

The ultimate responsibility is mine. A set phrase used when the speaker intends to resolve a situation mired in indecision or inaction. This strike can't go on any longer, so the buck stops here—I will personally meet with the head of the union today.
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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.
See pass the buck
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the buck stops here

Informal
The ultimate responsibility rests here.
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