Blame him for - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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blame for (something)
To foist or assign responsibility or guilt for something on someone else (who can be mentioned between "blame" and "for"). My partner had been cooking the books for years, but because I was the CEO, I was blamed for our company's collapse. Don't blame me for your unhappiness—I told you not to take that job!
*blame for something
the responsibility of having done something wrong or caused something bad to happen. (*Typically: accept ~; bear ~; shoulder ~; take~.) I absolutely refuse to shoulder the blame for the entire fiasco!
blame someone for something
to hold someone responsible for something; to name someone as the cause of something. Please don't blame Jill for it. She blamed herself for everything that went wrong.
References in periodicals archive
However, the fact that Americans have consistently blamed Obama's predecessor more than they blame him for
the country's economic problems may explain why his overall job approval rating has consistently exceeded his economic approval rating as well as Americans' general satisfaction with the country.
And yes, you can blame him for
re-fashioning and re-invigorating anti-Semitic myths that have been the basis for hatred against Jews for millennia" (National Post, March 23).
But I have come to the conclusion that if it is good to thank God for the good things in life, it is only fair and fitting that we blame Him for the bad things.
We could blame him for either causing or refusing to prevent cancer and various other devastating diseases.
Norton held a news conference urging voters to blame him for
the tax problems.