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attribute to

To cite as the source or reason for something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "attribute" and "to." I attribute my success to lots of hard work. That famous saying is usually, and incorrectly, attributed to Shakespeare.

attribute something to someone or something

to ascribe something to someone or something; to believe that someone or something is the source of something. We attribute our success to your good advice. I attribute all these ill-mannered memos to Andrew.
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Khaffaf said in a brief statement to the media in Najaf, "After spreading what is attributed to me on Twitter, I would like to emphasize that I do not have any pages on Twitter, Facebook or other social media, and any words attributed to me in this context is fabricated,"
The former interior minister denied comments attributed to him relating to former premier Nawaz Sharif.
Some papers have been published for this survey.[sup][2],[3],[4],[5] The present study was a secondary analysis of data from the Second China National Sample Survey on Disability and aimed to describe the disability prevalence rates attributed to mental disorders, their distribution by sociodemographic factors, and utilizations of service.
Among the attributes quoad Deum there are classic divine properties such as infinity (infinitas), eternity (aetemitas), unity (unitas), wisdom {sapientia), goodness {bonitas), and perfection {perfectio) that are attributed to the divine being also by other philosophers and Christian thinkers.
The increase in time is due to the increase in the processing due to the retrieval of large number of results from the web service repository, while the stabilization can be attributed to the second phase which shortlists the services based on bounds (-10 to +10).
thanking God, listening, comfort) are most commonly attributed to the concept of prayer.
Summary: The Army Command-General Directorate released a statement Monday rejecting quotes attributed to Military Intelligence Director Edmond Fadel.
The results indicate the importance attributed to skills and attributes by tourism managers ranged from 3.18 to 4.86, with 4.26 as the mean value.
Now, if certain particularities such as ignorance or temporal and spatial limitations--exclusive to the material domain--are attributed to the lower levels, it must be understood that these attributes are not based on the positive and existential aspects of the lower levels.
The devastating 2004 hurricane season can only partially be attributed to climate change, experts say.
(6) That same year, the P group sustained a $50 CNOL, of which $40 was attributed to $1 and $10 was attributed to $2.
coffee companies, I find fault with much of the premise of Joshua Kurlantzick's article on the current crisis affecting the global coffee industry, "Coffee Snobs Unite," but I am particularly concerned about his use of quotes attributed to me.
Cleo's decline can, I believe, be attributed to more than her "mistakenly look[ing] to high living" (Rodgers 170).
The reverse inflection seen at more advanced ages (non-Gompertz mortality) has been attributed to the survival of a relatively homogeneous, robust subset of individuals (18).
Rather, in their translation of the woman into sainthood, they replace her bodily remains with textual ones, endowing her identity with more mundane qualities than those typically attributed to medieval saints, but nevertheless claiming for her story the miraculous ability to expose the wickedness of the enemies of reform and to convert the hearer to the right faith.