The onus is on you

The onus is on you

“Onus” (responsabilidad) is a noun and it means responsibility. The plural is onuses.

Examine these examples:

  • The onus is on the manufacturers to produce a safe product (la responsabilidad es de los fabricantes de producir…).
  • The onus is on the lawyer to prove it (la carga de la prueba recae en la acusación).
  • The onus of proof is on the prosecution (la responsabilidad recae en la fiscalía).
  • So in many things in life, we have the onus to do something, whether it be moral or legal.

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