blaming staffers is like blaming the equipment in sports—the player is responsible for his performance.
blaming me gets people talking, and I understand how that game works.
Mary Williams filed an appeal to the IRS in tax court last year, blaming her “controlling, abusive” husband for the problem.
That definition holds that blaming Jews collectively for the actions of Israel is a form of anti-Semitism.
blaming the video obviates questions about inadequate security at the Benghazi consulate.
One lady was blaming another, her intimate friend, for loving a very ugly man.
For the first time Hester forgave on the instant the act of blaming her husband.
So I, grieved by separation from him, was blaming my vital frame, and longing to enter the fire with his body.
Was she blaming him, as a witness of the duel, for her brother's death?
Jack, sobered by the talk, walked home in a very irritated mood, blaming everybody except himself.
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.)).