What is another word for carry the can?

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To take responsibility, especially in a challenging situation
“Absent ministers phone in from Tuscan hillsides as some hapless stay-at-home is left to carry the can.”
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To be blamed or punished for something, especially for the wrongful actions of another
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To acknowledge, confess, or admit guilt or reponsibility
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