Sentence Examples


  • There are lots of unsolved cases, kidnappings for ransom too.
  • An undisclosed ransom demand was made.
  • Of course, if ransom was his game...
  • After the defeat of the Romans by Pyrrhus at Heraclea (280), Fabricius was sent to treat for the ransom and exchange of the prisoners.
  • All attempts to bribe him were unsuccessful, and Pyrrhus is said to have been so impressed that he released the prisoners without ransom (Plutarch, Pyrrhus, 18).

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