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thank sb for sth

If you thank someone for something, you ​mean that they are ​responsible or to ​blame for it: You can thank John for the ​mess we're in.
(Definition of thank sb for sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “thank sb for sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 把…归功(或归咎)于(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把…歸功(或歸咎)於(某人)…
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