Translation of blame in Spanish:
- 1.1 (find responsible)don't blame me if you get into troubleecharle la culpa ato blame somebodyno me eches la culpa a mí or no me culpes a mí si te metes en líos
forsomethingthey blamed her for everythingculpar a alguien dealgoecharle la culpa dealgo aalguienshe blames herself for the accidentla culparon a ella de todoto be to blame for somethingse siente culpable del accidentethey were entirely to blame for what happenedtener la culpa de algoser responsable de algono one's to blametuvieron toda la culpa de lo que pasóyou have only yourself to blameno es culpa de nadie1.2 (apportion responsibility for) See examples:to blame somethingtú tienes toda la culpala culpa es solo tuya onsomebody/somethingyou can always blame it on the weather/meecharle la culpa dealgo aalguien/algothey blamed the theft on a young apprenticesiempre puedes echarle la culpa al tiempo/echarme la culpa a mísiempre puedes achacárselo al tiempo/achacármelo a mículparon del robo a un joven aprendizExample sentences1.3 (disagree with, criticize) [colloquial]I'm not having any more to do with him — I don't blame you
you can't blame me for getting upsetno quiero saber nada más de él — y con toda la razónes normal que me molestara ¿no?Example sentences
- In his court declaration, he blames his election agent for the oversight.
- My only new reservation stems from her blaming her band for playing the wrong song.
- This study and the other one in the magazine blaming fast food and its advertising is wrong.
- I still did not like the tone of the meeting, during which I felt like the principal was somehow blaming the situation on me.
- He has blamed their financial situation on a national downturn in tourism and the impact of the floods.
- People have blamed this phenomena on many things.
- 1.1 (responsibility) the blame for what happened lies entirely with themit's always me that gets the blamela culpa de lo que pasó la tienen solo ellosto put o lay the blame on somebodysiempre me echan la culpa a míto take o bear the blame for somethingculpar a alguienecharle la culpa a alguienwe all must share the blameasumir la responsabilidad de algo1.2 (condemnation, reproach) [formal]without blametodos tenemos parte de (la) culpaa life without blamelibre de culpa [formal]una vida intachable or sin tachaExample sentences
- She had made false accusations against him, made him go on the run and set him up to take the blame for her frauds.
- Put another way, the audience itself will have to take the blame for promoting such songs.
- She was also setting him up to take the blame for a fraud at the firm where she worked.
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