take the blame

Definition of take the blame

  1. :  to admit responsibility for some bad result or outcome The coach took the blame for the defeat.

Word by Word Definitions

takeplay
  1. :  to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

    :  to seize or capture physically

    :  to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. :  something that is taken:

    :  the amount of money received :  proceeds, receipts, income

    :  share, cut

blameplay
  1. :  to find fault with :  censure

    :  to hold responsible

    :  to place responsibility for

  1. :  an expression of disapproval or reproach :  censure

    :  a state of being blameworthy :  culpability

    :  fault, sin


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