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5 -- take the 5th (fifth)

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refers to the 5th amendment of the US Constitution which allows a defendent or a witness to not answer a question in the court room when being asked by a prosecuting attorney during a trial

He decided to take the 5th since he wasn’t absolutely sure about the answer to the question.

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20 -- 20/20 hindsight
having a better understanding of the way something should have been done after it has already occurred
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