echar la culpa
echar la culpa
intransitive verb phrase
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
1. (to place responsibility)
a. to blame
No me eches la culpa si no te sale bien tu plan.Don't blame me if your plan doesn't work out.
Mi hermana mayor siempre me echa la culpa de todo.My older sister always blames me for everything.
b. to put the blame on
¿Por qué le echas la culpa a tu jefe? Tú fuiste quien cometió el error.Why do you put the blame on your boss? You were the one who made the mistake.
c. to place the blame on
Ya eres un adulto. Deja de echarle la culpa a tus padres por todo lo que te sale mal.You're a grown-up now. Stop placing the blame on your parents for everything that goes wrong.
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echarse la culpa
pronominal verb phrase
A pronominal verb phrase combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Se dio cuenta del problema.)
2. (to take responsibility)
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