I thought "accuse" is used as below

1) A accuse B of something

2) B is accused of something

then I read a newspaper saying "Condo owner is accusing of splitting~" I googled if this is a correct usage and found other sentences of using "B is accusing of something"

from google

there are many other sentences using "B is accusing of something" but the dictionary doesn't say anything about this usage, so I am wondering if this usage is just an expression in newspaper, or special usage or something

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    It's just incorrect, even in newspaper-title speak. It should be accused in those cases.
    – Justin
    Mar 6, 2020 at 14:52

2 Answers 2


Your initial thoughts are correct. Those titles are incorrectly worded


You can see from the screen capture that the correct caption is "accused of".

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