lay a guilt trip on someone
lay a guilt trip on (one)
To make one feel guilty, especially in an attempt to manipulate. Kelly's parents were always trying to lay a guilt trip on her for not giving them grandchildren. These charity commercials are really laying a guilt trip on me. I guess that's a sign I should donate.
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lay a guilt trip on someoneverb
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