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I take/plead the Fifth (Amendment)

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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."
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in Chinese (Simplified) 表示拒绝回答…
in Chinese (Traditional) 表示拒絕回答…
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