[Vocabulary] 책임을 지다

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책임을 지다 = assume/bear/take/shoulder the responsibility

This phrase can be easily understood when broken down.

책임 = responsibility
지다 = to have something on one’s back

Examples:

모두는 남자나 여자도 용감히 자기의 실수에 대해 책임을 져야 하지.
Everyone, regardles men and women should take responsibilities for their own mistakes.

우리 팀장님은 우리가 저지른 실수 때문에 책임을 져도 우리를 잘 지켜서 진짜 감동해.
Our team captain took the responsibility for the mistakes we committed and still protects us well so it’s really touching.