place the blame on

place the blame on (someone or something)

To blame someone or something (for something); to attribute or assign cause (for something) to someone or something. Don't place the blame on me for your mistakes! The public seems to be placing the blame for the data breach on the company's lax security measures.
See also: blame, on, place
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

place the blame on someone or something (for something)

to blame someone or something for something. Please don't try to place the blame on me for the accident. The insurance company placed the blame on the weather.
See also: blame, on, place
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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