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

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
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