Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1

    on/to

    He blames his failure on his parents.

    He blames his failure to his parents.

    Which is correct, and why?

    Thank you

  2. Casiopea's Avatar

    • Join Date: Sep 2003
    • Posts: 12,970
    #2

    Re: on/to

    The second sentence is ungrammatical. To blame means, to hold responisble for; blame is laid upon someone or something:

    EX: He blames his failure on his parents.
    EX: He holds his parents responsible for his failure.
    EX: He blames his parents for his failure.

    Hope that helps.

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •