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Turkish translation of “pass the buck”

pass the buck

to blame someone or to make them responsible for a problem that you should deal with yourself
sorumluluğu üzerinden atmak, başkasına yüklemek; başkasını suçlamak
Duty, obligation and responsibility
(Definition of pass the buck from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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