n. 责备; （对坏事应负的）责任
If you blame a person or thing for something bad, you believe or say that they are responsible for it or that they caused it.
The commission is expected to blame the army for many of the atrocities...
Ms Carey appeared to blame her breakdown on EMI's punishing work schedule...
The blame for something bad that has happened is the responsibility for causing it or letting it happen.
Some of the blame for the miscarriage of justice must be borne by the solicitors...
The president put the blame squarely on his opponent.
If you say that you do not blame someone for doing something, you mean that you consider it was a reasonable thing to do in the circumstances.
I do not blame them for trying to make some money...
He slammed the door and stormed off. I could hardly blame him.
If someone is to blame for something bad that has happened, they are responsible for causing it.
If their forces were not involved, then who is to blame?...
The policy is partly to blame for causing the worst unemployment in Europe.
If you say that someone has only themselves to blame or has no-one but themselves to blame, you mean that they are responsible for something bad that has happened to them and that you have no sympathy for them.
My life is ruined and I suppose I only have myself to blame.
1. an accusation that you are responsible for some lapse or misdeed;
2. a reproach for some lapse or misdeed;
1. put or pin the blame on
2. harass with constant criticism;
3. attribute responsibility to;
1. expletives used informally as intensifiers;
blame, accuse, condemn, scold, denounce, reproach, rebuke
be to blame
I don't (或 can't) blame you (或 her 等)
have only oneself to blame
They heaped blame upon him.
He's not to blame for this.
I was absolved of blame in the matter.
No blame attaches to him.
Don't cast the blame on others.