lie at (one's) door

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lie at (one's) door

To be one's responsibility. Typically said of something negative. I'm the coach, and I called a bad play, so any blame for this loss lies at my door.
See also: door, lie
References in classic literature ?
The falsehood would then lie at my door, and as I am not a gentleman, I may be allowed to lie.
The blame will lie at my door, no-one else," he said.