shoulder the blame

shoulder the blame
take the blame
(to assume the responsibility of ) — взять на себя вину, нести ответственность, винить себя; взвалить вину на себя

Example 1: They could not make the grade together. She was prepared to shoulder some of the blame. — Семейная жизнь у них не ладилась. Она и себя винила в этом.

Example 2: I absolutely refuse to shoulder the blame for the entire fiasco!

Example 3: Don’t give me any feeble excuse laying the blame on someone else. Take the blame yourself and be a man!”

to shoulder the burden — нести бремя, нести груз (ответственности, проблем, непрятностей)

Example Companies can't keep shouldering the burdens imposed by central government. (MM)

Related vocabulary:
[carry the can] for,
[fall guy]
take the blame upon oneself
accept/assume/shoulder/take (the) responsibility for,
take full responsibility for,
take the blame for