He is taking all the merit and attributing all the disasters to others.
But I know by now to be very careful about attributing too much significance to a report like that.
attributing the last four years to either Republicans or Democrats is myopic American parochialism.
We are, however, attributing too much to this formidable power.
You may persist, if you will, in attributing to me wrongs I never inflicted.
I blundered—God knows how—into attributing the tremors of the lovers to "the Woods of Madeira," by which they were surrounded.
But these are my own reflections and I am by no means sure that I am right in attributing them to him.
We can hardly go further than this in attributing emotional expression to architecture.
Many authors have had the idea of attributing them to the worship of the sun.
We are for ever attributing personal Unities to imaginary Aggregates.
late 14c., "assign, bestow," from Latin attributus, past participle of attribuere "assign to, add, bestow;" figuratively "to attribute, ascribe, impute," from ad- "to" + tribuere "assign, give, bestow" (see tribute). Related: Attributed; attributing.
"quality ascribed to someone," late 14c., from Latin attributum "anything attributed," noun use of neuter of attributus (see attribute (v.)). Distinguished from the verb by pronunciation.