One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
See fifth column
- ‘One of the main themes is the threat posed by fifth columnists, and Fred, despite his admirable single-mindedness, is dangerously naïve in his dealings with strangers.’
- ‘The film contains an imaginary radio broadcast in which listeners are alerted to be on the lookout for fifth columnists.’
- ‘Does Ms. West not think such fifth columnists exist?’
- ‘Insurrectionists, traitors and fifth columnists were a feature of our political landscape.’
- ‘Some opposition politicians and businessmen are also taking on the role of the fifth columnists.’
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