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be responsible to somebody

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe responsible to somebodybe responsible to somebodyRESPONSIBLEif you are responsible to someone, that person is in charge of your work and you must explain what you have done to them Cabinet members are directly responsible to the president. responsible
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directly responsibleSevering the umbilical cord between landlords and peasants vastly increased the proportion of the population for which the centre was directly responsible.This was the last Doctor Who story for which Syndey Newman was directly responsible.Well, perhaps not directly responsible.It is directly responsible for 35,000 deaths from lung cancer and twice this number from other diseases every year.They are frequently directly responsible for its execution.In some places, women have been directly responsible for its introduction, whilst in others feminist ideas have influenced the law-makers.Sender of message and person responsible for delay in clearance will be held directly responsible for possible deaths of thousands.The constitution also made military leaders directly responsible to the emperor, allowing them to bypass the cabinet.
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