2012년 10월 1일 월요일

Dic: lay something at someone's door

  • 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.
... COBUILD, LDOCE




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