lay something at someone’s door

To blame someone for something:

Blame for the accident has been laid at the government’s door.

Cambridge dictionary

The English expression for “Iemand iets in de schoenen schuiven” is “to pin something on someone” or “to lay something at someone’s door.” It means falsely accusing someone or blaming them for something they didn’t do.

To pin something on someone

To blame someone for something, especially for something they did not do

Pin the blame on You can’t pin the blame on her – she wasn’t even there when the accident happened.

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