hold (someone) responsible

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Definition of hold (someone) responsible

: to blame If the plan fails I will hold you responsible. often + for He holds me responsible for the project's failure.

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hold (someone) up to (public) ridicule

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“Hold (someone) responsible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hold%20%28someone%29%20responsible. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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