Meaning of “hang sth on sb” in the English Dictionary

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"hang sth on sb" in British English

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hang sth on sb

informal
phrasal verb with hang uk /hæŋ/ us /hæŋ/ verb

to blame someone for something, especially something they did not do:

I wasn't anywhere near the house when the window was broken, so you can't hang that on me!

(Definition of “hang sth on sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)