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punish the monkey

Submitted by St. Sol on Mon, 20/08/2018 - 01:13

Idiomatic translations of "punish the monkey"

Iemand de zwarte piet toespelen
Explanations:
(To) pass the buck
Explanations:
Put your brand on the wrong steer
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bouc émissaire
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Den Schwarzen Peter weitergeben/weiterschieben
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fare a scaricabarile
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kozioł ofiarny
Explanations:
с больной головы на здоровую
Explanations:
найти козла отпущения
Explanations:
sacudirse las pulgas
Explanations:
cargar con el muerto
Explanations:
escurrir/ esquivar el bulto
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Meanings of "punish the monkey"

English

to blame/punish someone for failure which he is not responsible for.

Explained by St. Sol on Mon, 20/08/2018 - 01:13
Explained by St. Sol

"punish the monkey" in lyrics

Mark Knopfler - Punish The Monkey

They'll punish the monkey
They'll punish the monkey
They'll punish the monkey
And let the organ grinder go