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How can we say ¿ Quién es el culpable de la situación?

Who's guilty of the situation?
Who's going to take the blame for ?
Who can we put the blame on?
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Old March 06, 2018, 06:07 PM
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Your last two questions are good (add a prepositional object to the first of the two).

A good way to use 'guilty' is:
Who's guilty in this situation?

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Also this is very commonly used: Who is the guilty party?
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All of those options sound overly literal to me. If you're looking for a more dynamic translation, I'd say Who is responsible for the situation?
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All of those options sound overly literal to me. If you're looking for a more dynamic translation, I'd say Who is responsible for the situation?
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Who is responsible for this situation, is neutral. It can refer to a good situation or a bad situation. Who is the guilty party refers to a bad situation almost exclusively; the exception being if the person uses an extremely ironic tone.
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