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hang sth on sb

informal
phrasal verb with hang uk   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)
Translations of “hang sth on sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 把(尤指某人没做过的事)怪罪在(某人)头上…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把(尤指某人沒做過的事)怪罪在(某人)頭上…
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