Definition of hang something on in English:

hang something on

phrasal verb

  • Attach the blame for something to (someone)

    ‘it is unfair to hang the loss on Williams’
    • ‘But this conspiracy mongering didn't stick - there were no easy targets to hang the blame on this time.’
    • ‘He shielded himself with his players' youth and inexperience - he hung the loss squarely on them.’
    • ‘I am not hanging the blame for the disease on anyone at all.’
    • ‘What he refused to do was hang the blame on any one individual.’
    • ‘I think his Party's treatment of him was despicable and if the leader of the party intends to hang the defeat on him that will be more despicable.’