“Both political parties share in the blame for our fiscal mess,” he added.
He should have shifted the blame from his field goal kicker to himself.
They fiercely deny the CIA claim and blame it on enemies of the Afghan regime and The New York Times.
The bombings are never claimed, and so regular Syrians struggle to figure out who is to blame.
He first tried to place the blame on his wife, but soon admitted that he was, in fact, the author of the reviews in question.
From this combination they experience distress and blame the porridge.
We do not blame them for the crime this officer here committed.
It wasn't his fault, and he wouldn't take the blame; he was only going by orders all the time.
The probability was that she had no one to blame but herself—if fault there was.
I can point to my unhappy star, and say, blame that more than me.
c.1200, "find fault with;" c.1300, "lay blame on," from Old French blasmer (12c., Modern French blâmer) "to rebuke, reprimand, condemn, criticize," from Vulgar Latin *blastemare, from Late Latin blasphemare "revile, reproach" (see blaspheme). Replaced Old English witan with long "i." Related: Blamed; blaming.
early 13c., from Old French blasme "blame, reproach; condemnation," a back-formation from blasmer (see blame (v.)).