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implicate someone (in something)

to suggest that someone is involved in something. The mayor was implicated in the bribery scandal. Jane's essay implicated her teacher in the cheating scandal.
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New Delhi [India], July 15 ( ANI ): Lambasting Congress for falsely implicating Rashtriya Swayamseak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat for perpetrating "so-called Hindu terror' across the country, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Saturday said Congress president Sonia Gandhi, vice-president Rahul Gandhi and party leader P.
ISLAMABAD, Dec 8 (KUNA) -- Pakistan's Foreign Office on Monday rejected Indian allegations implicating Pakistan in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK) attacks, said an official release.
Summary: A Syrian court has sentenced two men to prison for giving "false testimony" implicating Damascus in the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, a Syrian newspaper said Thursday.
Bulgaria relies on the government of Lebanon for assistance in investigating the 2012 Burgas bus bombing, stated Bulgarian Minister of Interior Tsvetan Tsvetanov, just after implicating Hezbollah in the attack.
Moreover, during repeated media interactions, Prime Minister Gilani has indirectly been warning officials against implicating his son in the case.
Brad returns to Johnny's house in a bid to find evidence which will implicate the gang leader in the robbery, but risks implicating himself.
Home-run champ Mark McGwire promised to use his influence to discourage kids from taking steroids and told the committee, "What I will not do, however, is participate in naming names and implicating my friends and teammates.
An email implicating the Foreign Secretary in the naming of weapons expert Dr David Kelly was also released by the inquiry.
We observed a strong association between fluoroquinolone use and CDAD in both our acute-care and long-term-care patients, which supports a number of reports implicating fluoroquinolones in the development of CDAD (6-11,13).