The buck stops here

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 purpose; the definition coined by Harry S Truman, US president 1945-53)

Dictionary of Australian slang . 2013.

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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 — ► 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 — ► 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

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