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In a press meet on the recent scam, the minister said, "The buck stops here". What did the minister convey by the statement?

  1. He wants all the money
  2. He will return the money
  3. He will assume final responsibility
  4. He will resist all enquiries
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C. The buck stops here is a term meaning to put an end to something, not continue, stop it.

(idiomatic) A statement that no excuses will be made, that the speaker is going to take direct responsibility for matters, rather than pass the responsibility to higher authorities. 

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