Translation of "responsible" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


adjective (DUTY) 责任 uk us /rɪˈspɒnt.sɪ.bl̩/ US  /-ˈspɑːnt-/
be responsible for sb/sth/doing sth

to have control and authority over something or someone and the duty of taking care of it or them

Paul is directly responsible for the efficient running of the office. 保罗直接负责办事处的高效运作。
Her department is responsible for overseeing the councils. 她的部门负责监督各市政会的工作。
be responsible to sb/sth

to be controlled by someone or something

In Australia, the Prime Minister and the Cabinet are responsible to the House of Representatives. 在澳大利亚,总理和内阁对众议院负责。

(Translation of “responsible adjective (DUTY)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)