lay something at someone’s feet and put something at someone’s feet

lay something at someone’s feet and put something at someone’s feet
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. Lit. to place something on the ground in front of someone.
- E.g. The cat came up to me and laid a mouse at my feet.
- E.g. The dog put a rabbit at my feet.
2
. Fig. to hold someone responsible for something.
- E.g. I am going to lay this matter at your feet. You are clearly to blame
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- E.g. I will put this matter at your feet. It is your fault.