lay the blame on (one)

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lay the blame on (one)

To blame one. Don't lay the blame on me for your mistakes! The public seems to be laying the blame for the data breach on the company's lax security measures.
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lay the blame (for something) on someone

Fig. to place the blame for something on someone. We could not possibly lay the blame for the accident on you. Don't try to lay the blame on me!
See also: blame, lay, on