Definition of “take a/the fall for sb” - English Dictionary

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“take a/the fall for sb” in British English

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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)

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