don't blame (one)

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don't blame (one)

Do not place the blame on one; do not deem one responsible (for some wrongdoing, mistake, etc.). Yeah, you can try talking to Tom, but don't blame me if he's cranky—he's been in a bad mood all day. A: "Look, now all these are broken." B: "Don't blame me—I told Jeff to get the ones that don't break."
See also: blame

don’t blame ˈme

(spoken) used to advise somebody not to do something, when you think they will do it despite your advice: Call her if you like, but don’t blame me if she’s angry.
See also: blame
References in classic literature ?
they grieve over men, they weep, but they don't blame them, they don't blame them!
My Nomes are willing to fight, but they simply can't face hen's eggs--and I don't blame them."
"I know there were sections of the crowd not happy with me, I don't blame them for that, but as a manager you shut that out and get on with what you believe in.
Unlike Metro and train drivers, bus drivers are not on mega salaries, so don't blame them for being frustrated at times.
On the other hand I guess in a way I don't blame them because they don't have a clue to what is going on.
It starts off with one voice singing, "My brother and my sister don't speak to me, but I don't blame them, but I don't blame them." A second and then a third joins in, repeating the same line.
If we continue to deliver up plays that are pretentious, inferior imitations of television shows and movies that only middle-class white people can afford or relate to, eventually funders and producers are going to stop giving us money altogether, and I don't blame them. Nor do I blame the artistic directors (although some people would argue that we should), because I think they have as good a sense as anyone about what their audiences will or will not tolerate, and part of an artistic director's job is to keep his or her theatre in business.
I don't blame you for being mad--but I don't blame them for not rushing out to replace your cell.
I could hear the shouts from our fans and I don't blame them. I'm extremely upset with the whole situation."
Speaking after the game Ward said: "I could hear the shouts from our fans behind the goal and I don't blame them. I'm extremely upset with the whole situation myself."
"Our customers don't want to see this kind of infighting, and I don't blame them. The Weekend has never been about the people producing it.
Faroe Islands keeper Jens Martin Knudsen looked back on a sickening Czech cheat row and insisted: I don't blame them because if they'd lost to us they'd have been SACKED!
I don't blame them, but Buraczeski deserves eight real allies.
And I don't blame them. There is much that's depressing, discouraging, and scary out there--the all-out assault on government, the scapegoating of welfare recipients, the hostility toward immigrants, the murderous violence by the anti-abortion fanatics, and a crude, homophobic, anti-Semitic nativism all sloshing around in the shallow septic tanks of the far right.
I don't blame them but there has to be a reality check.