I take/plead the Fifth (Amendment) Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

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I take/plead the Fifth (Amendment)

US humorous something that you say in ​order to ​tell someone you are not going to ​answer a ​question: "So, who do you like ​best, Jenny or Kim?" "Sorry, I take the Fifth on that."
(Definition of I take/plead the Fifth (Amendment) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “I take/plead the Fifth (Amendment)”
in Chinese (Simplified) 表示拒绝回答…
in Chinese (Traditional) 表示拒絕回答…
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