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    sugandha is offline Newbie
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    want tokonow the meaning of 'to pass the buck'

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    Anglika is offline No Longer With Us
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    Re: idiom

    Hello, Sughanda, welcome to the forums.

    Quote Originally Posted by sugandha View Post
    I would like to know the meaning of 'to pass the buck'
    It means to avoid taking responsibility for something or to blame someone else when something goes wrong.

    a "buck" was originally an object formerly used in poker to mark the next player to deal; a token used as a mark or reminder

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