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Own it

DEFINITION

Take or inherit responsibility for something. If your actions or decisions create a bad outcome, you own it and must resolve it. (Compare to On your shoulders, Made your bed now sleep in it or Hold accountable.)

 “When he volunteered to manage our committee with all of it’s problems, he got to own it for better or worse.”

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