accuse (one) of

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accuse (one) of

To blame someone for a crime or wrongdoing. I can't believe he would accuse me of stealing money out of his wallet. Don't accuse him of lying without any evidence.
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accuse someone of something

to charge someone with a crime, a violation of rules or instructions, or doing something wrong. Please don't accuse me of forgetting to lock the door.
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Hezbollah first accused Rifi of leaking the videos and then moved to accusing one of the minister's consultants of doing so.
In September, German prosecutors charged a 35-year-old German man, and a 27-year-old Turk with membership of Junud al Sham, accusing one of making a propaganda film and the other of taking money to the group.
The Srinagar-Muzaffarabad bus and truck service has been suspended following Indian-administered Kashmir accusing one of the Tata's trucks of smuggling drugs into the region and detaining several other trucks along with their drivers.
Standing together the cast of River; Memo from soap chief Sandra accusing one of her staff of sabotage; Accusing her staff.
Mourinho sparked anger amongst Barcelona fans by accusing one of their star players, Lionel Messi, of diving to get Asier del Horno sent off in the first leg, which Chelsea lost 2-1.
One of Mr Goodale's group responded, accusing one of the two people on the balcony of being fat.