- swart skaapscapegoatedscapegoatingsondebokke
Noun(1) someone who is punished for the errors of others
(1) He contends fundamentalist Christians and other conservatives scapegoat gays and lesbians.(2) The question is, does it serve us to scapegoat people now?(3) Teenagers have always been an easy scapegoat to blame for wider problems, but ultimately the majority of these young people grow up into well rounded adults.(4) And so, in a cynical political exercise smacking of opportunism if not racism, they scapegoat the unborn children of non-national parents.(5) The point of this letter is not to scapegoat doctors (translation: I might be sick one day).(6) The crisis ends with the victimisation of the guilty scapegoat through collective violence.(7) When there is a problem, there always is a scapegoat to blame.(8) For me, my perspective is this: it's easy to scapegoat or to try to scapegoat one person or another.(9) Well, I think the Catholic Church isn't looking to scapegoat anyone.(10) We are the smallest company involved in the whole set-up and we feel they are looking for a scapegoat - they have made some mistakes.(11) Could it be there's method in the apparent madness of allowing these two to scapegoat others for Government failures?(12) Instead of admitting our own mistakes in not providing the taxes to maintain and improve health care, we want a scapegoat to take the blame away from ourselves.(13) It is not a moral value to scapegoat undocumented immigrants.(14) But the animal is the convenient scapegoat , and easily blamed.(15) When people face a crisis, they often revert to an unfortunate human tendency: to protect their own while finding a scapegoat to blame the problem on.(16) The obvious thing to do would be to find a scapegoat , so they blame it on the bugs.
(1) scapegoat :: swart skaap
1. whipping boy ::
2. fall guy ::
3. patsy ::
Different Formsscapegoat, scapegoated, scapegoating, scapegoats
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