lay something at the feet of

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lay (something) at the feet of

  1. (transitive, idiomatic) To assign responsibility for (something) to (someone).
    • 2009 Mar/Apr, Clara Jeffery, “Michael Pollan fixes dinner”, Mother Jones, volume 34, number 2, page 32: 
      How much of our current agricultural policy can we lay at the feet of the Iowa caucuses?

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