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29th September 2022

I don't blame you

We use this expression to show sypathy with someone for what they said, did or thought.
Usage
Written: 
Yes
Spoken: 
Yes
Formal: 
No
Informal: 
Yes
Example 1
I was really upset when she said that.
I don't blame you! You worked really hard, I know.
Example 2
I told them to leave.
I don't blame you. It sounds like they were behaving very badly.

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