名词 whipping boy:
someone who is punished for the errors of others
- He does not want to be a whipping boy any more.
- He is just a whipping boy in the accident.
- He is just a whipping boy in this accident.
- We're very much a whipping boy in the academic community.
- It was your fault, and I am not going to be your whipping boy.
- He was a whipping boy in this accident and he was done for.