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
Then, the pet-sale industry tried two more times to hijack other agricultural and tax bills that had nothing to do with pet sales by inserting the same language.
As each instrument hijacks the melody, the song is reinvented in ways even the musician doesn't understand.
Former Google design ethicist Tristan Harris noted in an essay about how technology hijacks people's minds that it is actually designed to give us fewer choices, not more.
Instances of computers hijacked to mine cryptocurrency, a practice known as cryptojacking, rose 8500 percent in the final quarter of 2017, according to a new report by Symantec.
In the trailer, McKinnon attempts to swallow a flash drive while Kunis hijacks a Jaguar from an elderly couple and makes out with Outlander’s Sam Heughan.
Into this landscape flies the brave orphan Atari, who has hijacked a puddle jumper in order to search for Spots.
In the wrong hands, the information can be used to hijack a person's identity.
Later that day, Hayward swore out a complaint in Massachusetts District Court charging Morley with two counts of assault and battery, making a bomb/hijack threat and a threat to commit a crime.
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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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