accept responsibility

See: promise, vow
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When he meets some of his now adult offspring, he learns to accept responsibility for the first time in his life.
The company said that the messages encourage individuals to accept responsibility for their decisions by highlighting common excuses used to justify drunk driving, binge drinking and underage drinking.
THE Blues' owners have to accept responsibility for relegation.
Hopefully we have in Gordon Brown a Prime Minister willing to accept responsibility for what was done to those servicemen long ago.
Welsh Water said on Tuesday that it did not accept responsibility for the outbreak as its Cwellyn Water Treatment Works was operating correctly, and that it was very difficult to see how this outbreak could have been anticipated.
You cannot accept responsibility for a situation and continue to be angry at the same time.
The US has stated that Libya has not met a UN requirement that it accept responsibility for the 1988 Lockerbie bombing.
An unidentified senior US official says Tripoli's offer to accept responsibility for the 1988 bombing of Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, could lead to the formal lifting of UN sanctions and payment of compensation to the victims' families, but will not bring an end to unilateral US sanctions.
Seek responsibility even when you might got be responsible For example in an incident that occured during the Somali enquiry, senior officers would not accept responsibility for a particular problem and simply' said "That problem didn't happen during my tour of duty.
Specifically, the Institute won the award for its STAR (System to Accept Responsibility for Job Performance) Program.