Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Onus"

The meaning of "Onus" in various phrases and sentences

Q: onus ne anlama geliyor?
A: something that the banks are responsible for doing. they must do it/if it isn't done, it's the banks' faults
Q: onus is upon in ne anlama geliyor?
A: onus means responsibility
Q: onus ne anlama geliyor?
A: I think of it like "responsibility".

If the "onus" is on you to do something, then it is your responsibility to do that thing.
Q: onus of policy loosening falls even more heavily on the bank. "loosening falls"?? ne anlama geliyor?
A: The consequences of the policy being more relaxed has a bigger impact on the bank

Example sentences using "Onus"

Q: onus ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: The onus is on you to get a job. / The onus of proving guilt is on the plaintiff.

Synonyms of "Onus" and their differences

Q: onus ve responsibility arasındaki fark nedir?
A: They are extremely similar, onus is just a bit rarer.
Q: onus ve responsibility arasındaki fark nedir?
A: When "the onus" is on someone, it is a formal way of saying that the responsibility to do something lies with someone. This is not a responsibility given to them by someone else, but rather an implied responsibility they have to do the right or the just thing in a given situation.

It also has a serious connotation. You might say "the onus is on you to come up with the money you owe" or "the onus is on him to apologize for making racist remarks" but in normal conversation you would not say "the onus is on you to get the next round of drinks" or "the onus is on you to take out the trash this week". Keep in mind that while "responsibility" can be used in a variety of ways "onus" is only used in the fixed connotation "the onus is on [X]". There is no such thing as "an onus".

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