take the heat

take the heat
To take the blame; to be the focus of anger or scrutiny; to take the consequences.

If this decision turns out to be a bad one, Ill take the heat for it.


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  • take the heat — If you take the heat, you take the criticism or blame for something you didn t do, normally to protect the guilty person …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • take the heat — AND take some heat tv. to eceive criticism (for something). □ The cops have been taking some heat about the Quincy killing. □ If you can’t take the heat, stay out of the kitchen …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • take the heat — informal accept blame or withstand disapproval Don t worry about it, Mulder said, we ll take the heat. You can tell him we pulled rank …   Useful english dictionary

  • Take the Heat off Me — Album par Boney M. Sortie 1976 Enregistrement 1975 et 1976 Allemagne Durée 36 min 04 s Langue Angla …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Take the heat off me — est le titre du premier album du groupe Boney M. sorti au cours de l année 1976. Le producteur Frank Farian, sort au cours de l année 1975 un single intitulé Baby do you wanna bump. Devant le succès et pour faire face à la demande, il décide de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • take the heat off someone — take the heat off (someone) to stop people criticizing or attacking someone. If your deputy admitted responsibility and resigned, it would take a lot of the heat off you …   New idioms dictionary

  • take the heat off — (someone) to stop people criticizing or attacking someone. If your deputy admitted responsibility and resigned, it would take a lot of the heat off you …   New idioms dictionary

  • take the heat out of — To lessen the vehemence, intensity of emotion, or acrimony of (a situation, etc) • • • Main Entry: ↑heat …   Useful english dictionary

  • Take the Heat off Me — Infobox Album Name = Take The Heat Off Me Type = Studio Artist = Boney M. Released = June 1976 Recorded = 1975, 1976 Genre = R B, Pop music, Disco Length = 36:05 Label = flagicon|United Kingdom Atlantic Records (UK) flagicon|United States Atco… …   Wikipedia

  • take the heat — feel/take/face the heat ► to be in a difficult situation in which you have to deal with a lot of problems: »Domestic retailers are feeling the heat from foreign competitors. Main Entry: ↑heat …   Financial and business terms

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