Definition of 'pass the buck'
Example sentences containing 'pass the buck'
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Not knowing the law or trying to pass the buck to another company in the chain is no excuse. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Not knowing the law or trying to pass the buck to another company in the chain is no excuse. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Talk about passing the buck and the blame, Cristiano. The Sun (2014)
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