lay the blame/responsibility on

Definition of lay the blame/responsibility on

:to blame (someone for something)
  • The author lays the blame/responsibility for the state of the environment squarely on the government.

Word by Word Definitions

blame play
  1. : to find fault with : censure

  2. : to hold responsible

  3. : to place responsibility for

  1. : an expression of disapproval or reproach : censure

  2. : a state of being blameworthy : culpability

  3. : fault, sin

responsibility play
  1. : the quality or state of being responsible: such as

  2. : moral, legal, or mental accountability

  3. : reliability, trustworthiness


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