responsibility for an accident, problem, or bad situation
blame for: The police don’t deserve the blame for what happened to these children.
get the blame: Why do I always get the blame for everything?
take the blame (=accept that you are responsible): The management has to take part of the blame for recent failures.
put/lay the blame on someone: Citizens are laying the blame on the government for acting too late.
a culture of blame (=a tendency to blame people instead of trying to solve problems): We’re trying to get rid of the company’s culture of blame.
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