to blame
phrasal at fault ; responsible <
says he's not to blame for the accident
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • To blame — Blame Blame (bl[=a]m), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blamed} (bl[=a]md); p. pr. & vb. n. {Blaming}.] [OE. blamen, F. bl[^a]mer, OF. blasmer, fr. L. blasphemare to blaspheme, LL. also to blame, fr. Gr. blasfhmei^n to speak ill, to slander, to blaspheme, fr …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • to blame — index delinquent (guilty of a misdeed), guilty Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • to blame — phrasal : deserving blame : at fault : responsible the conductor was to blame for the accident I know the cucumbers were to blame for his upset * * * to blame : responsible for something bad : deserving to be blamed for something. Who s to blame… …   Useful english dictionary

  • to blame — {adj. phr.} Having done something wrong; to be blamed; responsible. * /John was to blame for the broken window./ * /The teacher tried to find out who was to blame in the fight./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • to blame — {adj. phr.} Having done something wrong; to be blamed; responsible. * /John was to blame for the broken window./ * /The teacher tried to find out who was to blame in the fight./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • to\ blame — adj. phr. Having done something wrong; to be blamed; responsible. John was to blame for the broken window. The teacher tried to find out who was to blame in the fight …   Словарь американских идиом

  • to blame — at fault, guilty    Who s to blame for starting the fire? Who did it? …   English idioms

  • to blame — Synonyms and related words: accountable, accusable, amenable, answerable, arraignable, at fault, blamable, blameworthy, censurable, chargeable, criminal, culpable, faulty, guilty, impeachable, implicated, imputable, inculpated, indictable,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • to blame — idi responsible; at fault; culpable …   From formal English to slang

  • No One Is to Blame — Single by Howard Jones from the album Dream Into Action and One to One …   Wikipedia

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