Examples of kidnap in a Sentence
the child of the wealthy industrialist was kidnapped and held for ransom
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This organization was locating children who had been kidnapped during the Argentine military dictatorship, which ruled between 1976 and 1983, and matching them with grandparents.
But out of the box, even the best phones have crappy lighting, miserable audio, and footage that bounces around like the operator’s being kidnapped.
Japan is also interested in the fate of the fate of remaining Japanese abductees kidnapped by North Korea in the 1970s and 1980s.
Latin trap singer Bryant Myers and his mother were rescued safely after being kidnapped by several men armed with rifles in Carolina, Puerto Rico, Billboard has confirmed.
The Man in Black was shot and maybe killed by several people, while Maeve was shot by Delos operatives as her daughter was kidnapped by Ghost Nation.
Two white men kidnapped, beat, and shot Till, then dumped his body in a river.
Days later he was kidnapped, brutally beaten shot, then thrown into the Tallahatchie River.
The suspects allegedly kidnapped and raped the girls last Thursday.
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KIDNAP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of kidnap for English Language Learners
: to take away (someone) by force usually in order to keep the person as a prisoner and demand money for returning the person
KIDNAP Defined for Kids
Origin and Etymology of kidnap
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