Definition Blame

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Definition

to blame: to reproach, to hold responsible for, to say that (someone) is guilty
verb
To blame is usually followed by for or on:

The police blamed me for starting the fire. They held me responsible for it.
The CEO blamed his failure on the recent recession. He thought the recession was the reason for his failure.

Pronunciation examples
UK: I took the blame for losing the contract.
US: I would've blamed you, too!

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