lay a guilt trip on (one)

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lay a guilt trip on (one)

To make one feel guilty, especially in an attempt to manipulate. Kelly's parents were always trying to lay a guilt trip on her for not giving them grandchildren. These charity commercials are really laying a guilt trip on me. I guess that's a sign I should donate.
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lay a guilt trip on

To make or try to make (someone) feel guilty.
See also: guilt, lay, on, trip