blame

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbleɪm/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/bleɪm/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(blām)


Inflections of 'blame' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
blames
v 3rd person singular
blaming
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
blamed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
blamed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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blame

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. blamed him for the [accident, misfortune, outcome]
  2. was blamed for the [accident]
  3. (don't) blame me for your [failure, mistakes]
  4. they blame me for everything
  5. blame it on him
  6. blame it on [racism, the war, video games]
  7. (it) was blamed on him
  8. stop blaming [others, other people, everyone else]
  9. is always blaming others (for)
  10. is always blaming his [failures, mistakes] on others
  11. she is to blame (for)
  12. she is (the one) to blame
  13. and who can blame you?
  14. who could blame him for [wanting, doing]
  15. I don't blame you for [declining, leaving, not going]
  16. blamed by the [government, people]
n
  1. [put, placed, laid] the blame on him
  2. no need to [assign, apportion, lay] blame
  3. got all the blame for
  4. why do I always get (all) the blame?
  5. took the blame for the [error, defeat, loss]
  6. pass the blame off on (to) [her, someone else]
n as adj
  1. play the blame game
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