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blame canadaA catch phrase for shifting attention away from a serious social issue by laying responsibility with Canada.Rate it:

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blame gameA situation in which people attempt to blame others rather than trying to resolve a problem.Rate it:

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name and shameSo as to single them out for individual blame and censure.Rate it:

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chalk upTo attribute, credit, or blame.Rate it:

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abesse a culpato be free from blame.Rate it:

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aliquid alicui crimini dare, vitio vertere (Verr. 5. 50)to reproach, blame a person for...Rate it:

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ansas dare ad reprehendum, reprehensionisto give occasion for blame; to challenge criticism.Rate it:

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Cast the First StoneTo be first to blame or criticize someone, to lead the scolding over offenderRate it:

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culpa alicuius rei est in aliquosome one is to blame in a matter; it is some one's fault.Rate it:

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culpa carere, vacareto be free from blame.Rate it:

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culpam a se amovereto exonerate oneself from blame.Rate it:

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culpam alicuius rei sustinereto bear the blame of a thing.Rate it:

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culpam in aliquem conferre, transferre, conicereto put the blame on another.Rate it:

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c’est la pelle qui se moque du fourgonSe dit de deux personnes, également ridicules, qui se moquent l’une de l’autre, ou d’une personne qui blâme dans une autre ce qu’on pourrait reprendre en elle-même.Rate it:

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extra culpam esseto be free from blame.Rate it:

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fall on one's swordTo voluntarily take the blame for a situation.Rate it:

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hoc in te reprehendo (not ob eam rem)I blame this in you; I censure you for this.Rate it:

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in culpa esseto be at fault; to blame; culpable.Rate it:

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in the crosshairsSingled out for blame, harassment, or other unwanted attention.Rate it:

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it takes two to make a quarrelIt takes two or more people to cause a quarrel; one cannot blame an argument entirely on the other side.Rate it:

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it takes two to tangleBlame is to be laid on both parties in a conflict.Rate it:

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it takes two to tangoSome things need the active cooperation of two parties; blame is to be laid on both parties in a conflict.Rate it:

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je m’en prends à vousI lay the blame at your door.Rate it:

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kill the messengerTo blame a problem on whoever reported it; to hold somebody accountable a problem because he/she brought attention to it.Rate it:

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leave somebody holding the bagTo abandon somebody, leaving the responsibility or blame.Rate it:

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leave someone holding the babyTo abandon someone and put them in a position where they must take the responsibility or blame.Rate it:

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leave someone holding the bagTo abandon somebody, leaving them holding the responsibility or blame.Rate it:

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les grosses mouches passent à travers la toile de la justice, mais les petites y sont prisesOne man may steal a horse, while another dare not look over the hedge; Justice will whip a beggar, but bow to a lord; One does the scath, another has the harm; The crow gets pardoned, and the dove has the blame.Rate it:

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les observations glissent sur lui comme sur une cuirasseBlame slips off him as water off a duck’s back.Rate it:

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look for a dog to kickTo seek someone or something to blame.Rate it:

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on ne peut lui en vouloirOne cannot be angry with him, blame him.Rate it:

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Pass the BuckTo make other person accept blame or responsibility which one is not willing to accept for his or her actionsRate it:

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pass the buckTo transfer responsibility or blame from oneself onto another; to absolve oneself of concern for a given matter by claiming to lack authority or jurisdiction.Rate it:

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point the fingerTo accuse; to direct or imply blame.Rate it:

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point the finger atTo accuse or blame.Rate it:

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shoot the messengerTo blame a problem on whoever reported it; to hold somebody accountable a problem because he/she brought attention to it.Rate it:

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take the fallTo assume blame for oneself.Rate it:

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take the heatTo take the blame; to be the focus of anger or scrutiny; to take the consequences.Rate it:

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throw under the busTo betray or blame; to use as a scapegoat.Rate it:

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wash one's hands ofTo absolve oneself of responsibility or future blame for.Rate it:

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命苦不能怨政府,點背不能怨社會One cannot blame for their misfortune with the government and the society.Rate it:

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