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The phrase 'Scapegoat' is used to indicate that someone is being made to take the blame for something.

Example of Use: “They made Jennifer the scapegoat, but it wasn’t all her fault.”

Interesting fact about Scapegoat

The term 'scapegoat' derives from the English translation of the Hebrew term 'azazel,' which is a an actual goat that was outcast as part of the ceremonies for the Day of Atonement.