take the rap (for somebody)

take the rap (for somebody)
take the ˈrap (for sb/sth) idiom
(informal) to be blamed or punished, especially for sth you have not done
Syn: take the blame

She was prepared to take the rap for the shoplifting, though it had been her sister's idea.

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