blame game


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blame game

The exchange of accusations and blame between two or more parties during a dispute or some undesirable event. After the team lost the match, there was a bit of a blame game going on between the players and the coaches. The government parties prefer to play the blame game during an economic crisis.
See also: blame, game
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The President should put his best foot forward to create an environment where these critical arms do not engage in blame games.
I also note that Mr Benny indulges in the 'blame game'.
It is time to look at how we can develop our nation because if we keep playing blame game, how then do we develop?
When we play the blame game however, we get caught up in blaming ourselves or other people for perceived failures or wrongdoing, at the expense of making changes to improve the situation.
It's high time that we Africans stopped the blame game of pointing fingers at other people for causing our wide range of debilitating problems--wars, poverty, unemployment, inequality, hunger, disease, squalor--you name it.
The threat thus requires a trust based coordinated response rather than blame game or unwarranted skirmishes."
I welcome Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's statement that he made in defense of Saudi Arabia, saying: "I do not sympathize with the hostile statements against Saudi Arabia." ("Erdogan defends Saudi handling of Haj amid blame game," Sept.
Written in peppy verse and powered by active pictures of children of different racial backgrounds in everyday situations, "But It's Not My Fault" deals with the blame game especially as played by kids.
DAMIEN DELANEY says there will be no blame game played by Crystal Palace after defeat to Southampton.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The government descended into a bitter blame game with senior ministers and officials criticizing each other in public as they attempt to avoid carrying the can for the crisis, as the UK's floods worsening by the day.
Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian (photo), however, says he won't engage in a blame game and doesn't want to see anyone pointing fingers.
It's time to end the buck-passing and blame game, where college leaders blame high schools for sending ill-prepared students, high school principals blame the elementary schools, elementary school principals blame the preschool programs, and preschool teachers blame the parents.
Anyone who still doubted that he's a controlling bully must now see him for what he is - the blame game being the next biggest giveaway to assaulting your wife in public.
Summary: New Delhi: After the blame game, an open war has broken out between Chief Minister ...
MAY I suggest a new discipline for the Olympic Games, to be named the Blame Game? We would surely scoop gold every time.