1 (transitive verb)= to shift
responsibility or blame elsewhere
in front of one's boss, "pass the buck", cop out, dodge, duck, get out of, pass on, relay, slide out of.
's day= Blame Someone
Else Day, held annually on the first Friday the 13th of the year. On that day, redirect the blame
for anything to anyone besides yourself.
According to research done by the Beijing
Day was invented by one Miss Lin Fo of Beijing
in 1982. Her alarm clock did not go off when it was supposed
to on Friday the 13th, and she overslept.
She was late for all of her appointments
that day, so she had to come up with an excuse. After a few hours, Lin Fo realized
that her alarm clock didn't go off wasn't working out.
Lin Fo came up with other
excuses to give
that day -- blaming traffic lights, flat tires, etc. She realized
she'd come up with a new idea
for a holiday, and the idea