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take a/the fall for sb

US informal to ​accept the ​blame for something another ​person did: I wasn't going to take the fall for him.
(Definition of take a/the fall for sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “take a/the fall for sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 替(某人)担责任…
in Chinese (Traditional) 替(某人)承擔責任…
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