have (only) oneself to blame

idiom
variants: or have no one to blame but oneself

Definition of have (only) oneself to blame

used to indicate that the cause or fault lies with oneself and nobody else She has only herself to blame for her money problems.

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“Have (only) oneself to blame.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20%28only%29%20oneself%20to%20blame. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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