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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Katie Price is demanding a new pooch from Domino's Pizza, after accusing one of its delivery drivers of killing her German shepherd.
The Olori Omo Owa (head of princess and princesses), Prince Sunday Adelusi, said he was not carried along in the choice of the regent accusing one of the chiefs of impersonating him.
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...Sandra
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.