- The blame is generally laid at the door of the government.
- The continued divisions within the party cannot be laid entirely at his door.
- Many illnesses are being laid at the door of stress.
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■ If you lay something at someone's door, you blame them for an unpleasant event or situation.
■ lay sth at the door of sb/sth (also lay sth at sb's door ): to blame something or someone for something.
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