Translation of "responsible" - English-Polish dictionary


adjective uk /rɪˈspɒnsəbl/ us
be responsible for sb/sth/doing sth

B1 to be the person whose duty is to deal with someone or something

odpowiadać za kogoś/coś , być odpowiedzialnym za kogoś/coś
I'm responsible for looking after the children in the evenings.
be responsible for sth/doing sth

B2 to be the person who caused something to happen, especially something bad

ponosić odpowiedzialność za coś
Who was responsible for the accident?

B2 showing good judgment and able to be trusted

a responsible attitude
→ Opposite irresponsible

B2 A responsible job is important because you have to make decisions that affect other people.

be responsible to sb

If you are responsible to someone at work, they are in a higher position than you and you have to tell them what you have done.

podlegać komuś

(Translation of “responsible” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)