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If it all goes wrong, don't blame me.
Crime is a complex issue – we can't simply blame poverty and unemployment.
You can't blame all your problems on your family.
Organizers blame the weather for the low turnout.
The hospital has launched an inquiry to find out who was to blame for the mistake.
This is the British English definition of blame. View American English definition of blame.
a plant whose leaves are used in cooking. Marjoram is a herb.
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