lay the blame for (something) at someone's door

idiom

: to blame someone for (something)
They laid the blame for the book's failure at my door.

Dictionary Entries Near lay the blame for (something) at someone's door

laystall

lay the blame for (something) at someone's door

lay the blame/responsibility on

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“Lay the blame for (something) at someone's door.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lay%20the%20blame%20for%20%28something%29%20at%20someone%27s%20door. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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