01. It is your [responsibility] to make sure that your homework is done on time.
02. You children are [responsible] for making sure that all your toys are put away before supper.
03. It is totally [irresponsible] for you to get your girlfriend pregnant, and then break up with her.
04. Plato observed that good people do not need laws to tell them to act [responsibly], while bad people will find a way around the laws.
05. Winston Churchill once said that the price of greatness is [responsibility].
06. Investigators are still unsure as to whether a bomb was [responsible] for the explosion which caused the plane to crash.
07. No terrorist groups have yet claimed [responsibility] for the car-bomb attack on the British Embassy.
08. Jules Feiffer once remarked that it is not size or age that separates children from adults - it is [responsibility].
09. There is a Tuscarora proverb which states that man has [responsibility], not power.
10. It was very [irresponsible] of you to go out and leave your little brother at home alone for the entire afternoon.
11. As citizens of the world, we are all [responsible] for one another.
12. Studies show that tobacco is [responsible] for 30 percent of the cases of cancer in this country.
13. Our market researchers are [responsible] for getting feedback from potential customers before a new product is released.
14. The major environmental issue in Fiji is how to dispose of waste materials in a [responsible] manner.
15. When a man dies in Kazakhstan, he passes on the [responsibility] for the family to his son.
16. An international study reports that women carry the major [responsibility] for domestic labor, regardless of their marital and labor-force status.
17. Manufacturers have a [responsibility] to make sure their products are safe for consumer use, and this often includes testing products on animals.
18. In Burundi, there is a proverb which observes that the husband and father is [responsible] for the family.
19. The Hindu religion teaches that we are [responsible] for what we are, and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves.
20. The human rights organization Amnesty International's work is based on the belief that the protection of human rights is an international [responsibility].
21. Recent studies suggest that the countries that are suffering the most from climate change due to global warming are actually those countries which are least [responsible] for causing it.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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