English translation of 'Sündenbock'
masculine noun (informal)
jdn zum Sündenbock machen to make sb one’s scapegoat
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British English: scapegoat NOUN
If you say that someone is made a scapegoat for something bad that has happened, you mean that people blame them and may punish them for it although it may not be their fault.
I don't deserve to be made the scapegoat for a couple of bad results.
Translation of Sündenbock from the Collins German to English Dictionary