accuse (one) of (something)

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accuse (one) of (something)

To blame one 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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It was during the woman's birthday and explaining it later, she said she could not fight two men, who were heavily built because of the sport.She became pregnant after the ordeal and accused one of her attackers of threatening to sue her if she went public with the matter.
SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford has accused one of the PM candidates of "highhanded arrogance".
According to her, she was working at a very good company in Lagos, until she got fired in January, where she accused one of her colleagues of being responsible for her sack.
However, the lady kept narrating her 'grievance' loudly and also accused one of the members of the bench of using filthy language against her.
A Frontier Airlines flight from Chicago, Illinois, to Islip, New York, was delayed for over five hours after a passenger accused one of the pilots of being drunk.
Summary: Jammu, (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] Apr 30 (ANI): The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Monday suspended three of its personnel after a woman accused one of them of raping her.
The role of the National Guard was to carry the medicaments until the Dhehiba check point, the National Guard Commander said, adding that "all documents related to this operation are available and comply with the law." Security forces union members had accused one of the administrations of the Interior Ministry to have sent tonnes of medicines to unknown parties in Libya.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- A man who accused one of the six priests expelled from a Puerto Rican diocese in a sex abuse scandal requested Tuesday that his name and other details not be revealed to prosecutors pursuing a criminal investigation.
A WOMAN facing terrorism charges caused chaos in court yesterday as she accused one of the prosecutors present of mistreating her.
Last year, Hewlett-Packard accused one of its suppliers, AU Optronics Corp., a Taiwanese LCD manufacturer, of being involved in a price-fixing scheme.
The victim accused one of the employees of beating him and breaking his leg, and he accused a second employee of beating him on his chest.
By MIRROR REPORTER MICHAEL Jackson's mother has accused one of the executors of her son's estate of being a crook who stole from the late singer.
He also accused manager Peter Clarke, who uncovered the alleged theft, of having an axe to grind after he accused one of his team of being racist and homophobic.
Former Baywatch star and model Pamela Anderson has accused one of India's most prestigious research centres of animal cruelty, urging it to retire decades-old test monkeys and adopt humane practices.
of Overland Park, Kan., which built a $484 million cement plant in Foreman, accused one of its subcontractors of defrauding it of more than $350,000.