hacerse cargo de
transitive verb phrase
1. (to take control) 
Al terminar la universidad, Stella se hizo cargo de la empresa familiar.After university, Stella took charge of the family business.
2. (to realize) 
Me hago cargo de las dificultades que esto supone, pero las superaremos.I'm aware of the difficulties involved, but we'll overcome them.
3. (to meet the cost of) 
La empresa de electricidad se niega a hacerse cargo de los daños provocados por el corte de luz.The electricity company refuses to pay for the damages caused by the power outage.
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