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Looking for a 成语 which describes the blame game.

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To me, this sounds like the concept of a scapegoat in English, a semi-calque of which does exist in Chinese: 替罪羔羊 (or 替罪羊 although that doesn't have the rhythm).


Another more prosaic option is 待人受过.



The more florid 李代桃僵 is too positive for your purposes here.



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Not exactly chengyu, but there are also the expressions 揹黑鍋 and 頂缸.

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