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take the heat off

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take the fifth

verb phrase

To refuse to testify in court on the basis of the protection of the Fifth Amendment of the US Constitution; to refuse to answer any questions: took the Fifth on every question


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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