Examples of hijack in a Sentence
He hijacked a truck, threatening the driver at gunpoint.
A band of robbers hijacked the load of furs from the truck.
A group of terrorists hijacked the plane.
The organization has been hijacked by radicals.
Recent Examples of hijack from the Web
And then, of course, Hayden remained capable of hijacking all Powell’s work.
This comes as the Presbyterians, like other mainline protestants churches, have faced rapidly declining memberships and an identity crisis that has allowed the more radical elements within the church to hijack the movement, observers say.
Collette and Wever will be playing the two detectives whose lives became hijacked by the details of this fabricated case.
Some skilled operators even know how to hijack the conversation to their advantage.
Lemar's performances for the principality club have made him a target for many clubs around Europe and Atleti are racing to get a deal done before the move can be hijacked by anyone else.
Sunni politician Mohammed Yaseen’s Iraqi Islamic Party was a driving force behind the Sunni protest movement in 2013 that was ultimately hijacked by Islamic State.
It’s been completely hijacked by the fashion world.
Far-away private equity firms have hijacked urbanists’ agenda, bringing forth a kind of metropolitan version of Westworld: a place that looks like a city but isn’t.
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HIJACK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hijack for English Language Learners
: to stop and steal (a moving vehicle)
: to steal (something) from a moving vehicle that you have stopped
: to take control of (an aircraft) by force
HIJACK Defined for Kids
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