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blame
 v.  condemn; rebuke; find fault with; censure
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  I should be greatly to blame if I were to omit that, as soon as Manilov had pronounced these words, the face of his guest became replete with satisfaction.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II
2  In the same way Chichikov sought a scapegoat upon whose shoulders he could lay the blame for all that had annoyed him.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER VIII
3  In passing, my readers must not blame me if the characters whom they have encountered in these pages have not been altogether to their liking.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER XI
4  I must hasten to add that I am the only person to blame in all this, while Mr. Bazarov has behaved most honourably.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
5  My poor brother, of course, is to blame; and he is punished for it.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
6  I am all the readier to do so because, speaking from my conscience, I was to blame then too for flirting or something.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
7  The worst of it is, look at it which way one will, it still turns out that I was always the most to blame in everything.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 1: II
8  And what is most humiliating of all, to blame for no fault of my own but, so to say, through the laws of nature.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 1: II
9  In the first place, to blame because I am cleverer than any of the people surrounding me.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 1: II
10  To blame, finally, because even if I had had magnanimity, I should only have had more suffering from the sense of its uselessness.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 1: II
11  As though of design I used to get into trouble in cases when I was not to blame in any way.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 1: V
12  For that one could not blame even the laws of nature, though the laws of nature have continually all my life offended me more than anything.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 1: V
13  I warn you that my friend is a compound personality and therefore it is difficult to blame him as an individual.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 1: VII
14  And you won't dare to say a word, not half a word when they drive you away from here; you will go away as though you were to blame.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: VII
15  But then when he found out that Anton Antonovich was not to blame and they got to talking more intimately, he changed right away, and, thank Heaven, everything went well.
The Inspector-General By Nicolay Gogol
Get Context   In ACT III
Example Sentence: (41 in 3 pages)
1  Bad workmen often blame their tools.
2  A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.
3  Government officials clearly deserve some of the blame as well.
4  We consider that you are not to blame.
5  And still the row rumbles on over who is to blame for the steadily surging crime statistics.
6  I can't tell whether he or she is to blame it's six of one and half a dozen of the other.
7  It's not easy to apportion blame when a marriage breaks up.
8  You can't blame him for everything.
9  Don't blame me for the fight—he kicked me first, and I only kicked him back.
10  A police investigation yesterday absolved the police of all blame in the incident.
11  The investigation into the air crash would inevitably apportion blame to certain members of the crew.
12  Labor Party leaders have denounced the talk as an attempt by the right to escape indirect blame for the assassination.
13  We shouldn't blame, laugh at and envy anyone.
14  The blame for the Charleston fiasco did not lie with him.
15  I blame myself for what has happened.