It's on me

Idiom Definition 1

Idiom Definition - It's on me

"It's on me"

I am responsible;

I will take the blame for the situation


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Idiom Definition 2

Idiom Definition - It's on me

"It's on me"

I will pay for all


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - It's on me

A couple are talking ...

Wife:  Where's the dog?

Husband:  I put her out in the backyard.

Wife:  She's not in the backyard but the gate is open.

Husband:  Oh, I forgot to check the gate.

Wife:  I'll get in the car and start looking for her.

Husband:  No. That's OK.  It's on me for leaving the gate open.  I'll go find her.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - It's on me

Two roommates are talking ...

Roommate 1:  Hey, we're all going out for pizza. Are you coming?

Roommate 2:  I haven't got any money.

Roommate 1:  That's OK. It's on me.

Roommate 2:  Really? You're going to pay for my pizza?

Roommate 1:  Sure, no problem. Let's go!

It's on me - Usage:


It's on me - Gerund Form:

Being on me means that I am responsible.

It's on me - Examples:

1)  We should get lunch some time, it's on me!

2)  ... said they were the best butterfly pads he's ever used. It's on me, no blaming the tools ...

3)  ... got drinks coming. Oh come on,... It's on me.

4)  Shall we have a coffee? It's on me.

5)  ... and let's get lunch while we're at it! It's on me.

6)  It's on me now to see which ones I have to choose or not.

7)  ... have any money. They say, "It's okay, it's on me". You do the obligatory fake protest ...

8)  It's on me. It's not part of the offense, it's not anybody's fault ...

9)  You know, pasta, fish and Italian white wine and... it's on me! Daisy accepted immediately.

10)  ... had a partner, but he chose to retire and now it's on me. Any suggestions for where I might see some properly written estimates?

11)  Fool me once it's on you, fool me twice it's on me.

12)  That's my stuff I'm still working through. It's on me, not her.

13)  ... think the responsibility is with the viewer, not the wearer. It's on me to see the heart of a person.

14)  Quite the contrary, and as an adult, it's on me to deal with that and not have other people suffer my insecurity.

15)  You know what, my fault. It's on me.

16)  It's on me ultimately because I'm the head coach, and that comes with the territory.

17)  ... not least because, as the adult/teacher/parent, it's on me to stay calm when he starts to get frustrated ...

18)  Once I focus on my end goal, it's on me to try to express myself in a way that facilitates that goal.

19)  He did not do his patented "it's on me" routine after this loss, but if Marrone puts the blame on himself, ...

20)  Anyway, see if you can get Mitt to go. It's on me, no cost to him.