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impute (something) to (someone or something)
To attribute something to someone or something. I don't know, I impute her anxiety to all the instability she had to deal with as a kid. What have the investigators imputed the plane crash to?
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impute something to someone or something
to ascribe something to someone or something; to attribute something to someone or something. I didn't mean to impute a bad intention to your company. The lawyer imputed perjury to the witness.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
- a straw will show which way the wind blows
- (someone or something) promises well
- a/the feel of (something)
- (I) wouldn't (do something) if I were you
- (have) got something going (with someone)
- accompanied by
- accompanied by (someone or something)
- a crack at (someone or something)
- (mother) nature's (something)