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buckpasser

One who shifts or reassigns the blame or responsibility (for something) to another person, group, or thing. From the idiom "pass the buck." Every politician becomes a buckpasser whenever they come up against a campaign promise they can't keep. Maybe instead of being a buckpasser, you should have a think about what you could be doing to improve your performance.

gas-passer

slang Someone who administers anesthesia (which comes in gaseous forms). Once the gas-passer is done, we'll go ahead in and start operating.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

buckpasser

n. someone who cannot accept the responsibility for something. (see also pass the buck.) When something really goes wrong, everybody suddenly becomes a buckpasser.

gas-passer

n. a jocular nickname for an anesthetist. (Hospitals.) My gosh! The gas-passer charged almost as much as the surgeon.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Plus, the team's net passer rating just isn't where it needs to be.
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As the quarterback sets up, the underneath defender stops his drop and squares back up with the passer. At this point, the defender's depth will be influenced by the QB's actions, while the width of the drop will be affected by the #2 receiver's release.
This specimen was fixed and sectioned parallel to its surface to produce histological slides showing the defects created by the passers. NIH Image software was used to measure their cross-sectional areas.
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are also stylistic: The story of the passers is cast within the conventions of melodramatic romantic fiction, whereas the male communal plot is characterized by "sensationalistic realism" (Andrews, "The 1850s" 47).(2)
By this standard, the Top 3 law schools were: first, Ateneo de Manila with a passing percentage of 86.76 percent (177 passers out of 204 takers); second, UP, 84.39 percent (146 of 173); and third, USC 72.45 percent (71 of 98).
A thanksgiving and testimonial dinner was held to celebrate the success of three board passers of the Study Group-PICPA Educators and Trainers (SGPET) Class of 2018 of the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) Doha Chapter at the Emerald Hall of Holiday Villa Doha Hotel recently.
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) released the full list of passers for the Nursing Board Exam (NBE) Friday on their online site.