take responsibility vs be responsible

This link was created in response to a student writing this:

several pausing gaps might take responsibility here for why we still considered her speech as accented

The reusable link is https://ske.li/lrl and it looks like this:

Since this isn’t an obvious one, it might be helpful to be able to contrast with instances of take responsibility – here’s another link – https://ske.li/take_responsibility – which clearly shows that it is people that take responsibility: