Sentence Examples


  • I didn't know, but it bothered me immeasurably. qqq I'm sure we all felt we were on some ludicrous death watch with Mrs. Abbott holding our future hostage with her tenuous cling to life.
  • Tell everyone I said hello and I'm being held hostage by one of the Others.
  • Sort of like a hostage exchange?
  • He.s taken a human hostage, and we need to know where she is.
  • It sounds like some English gothic—a naive waif married off to tyrannical older man who holds her hostage in a golden cage and beats her into submission!

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