www.use-in-a-sentence.com

English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "hostage"


The terrorists have said that they will begin killing the hostages at midnight if their demands are not metThe hostages were finally liberated by the police after 3 days.

The terrorists have said that they will begin killing the hostages at midnight if their demands are not met.

The Chicken-People of Jupiter are holding our astronauts hostage, and will not release them until all the chicken restaurants on earth have been destroyed.

The bank manager and all the cashiers were taken hostage by the bank robbers.

In 1976, an Israeli commando squad rescued over 100 hostages being held by Palestinian terrorists who had hijacked a French airliner.

Canadian logging companies say they are hostages to the boycott which the environmental organization Greenpeace organized to protest clearcutting of old growth forest in this province.

The terrorists have been releasing their hostages one by one, and appear to be ready to compromise.

The guerrillas have released the old and sick among the hostages, but say that they will kill the others unless the government withdraws its troops from the area, and frees a number of political prisoners.

In 1979, fifty Americans were taken hostage by student revolutionaries in Iran, and held for 444 days.

One of the police negotiators offered to take the place of a hostage, but the terrorists refused.

The police don't want to attack the building where the terrorists are holding people, out of fear that some hostages may be killed in the attempt to free them.

The murder of Israeli athletes taken hostage during the Munich Olympics is the most terrible incident in the history of the Olympic Games.

In 1996, Chechen rebels seized some 2,000 hostages in a southern Russian town, and threatened to kill them if their demands were not met.

When one of his ship's boats was stolen, Captain Cook took a Hawaiian chief as hostage until the boat was returned.

Discussion question: Should governments pay money to terrorists in order to obtain the release of hostages?

PLAY SPELLING GAME

Academic English Words List and Example Sentences
Example sentences with the hostage, a sentence example for hostage, and how to make hostage in sample sentence, how do I use the word hostage in a sentence? How do you spell hostage in a sentence? spelling of hostage


Search Example Sentences for any English Word here ....







Share on Facebook

manila selfie museum reading

The Manila selfie museum encouraging visitors to take pictures with art

Have you ever liked a piece of art so much you feel like you’re part of it? Well, a museum in the Philippines is helping people do just that. Art in Island, a museum in Manila, created by a group of Korean artists, features over a hundred unique three dimensional paintings that encourage people to pose in front of them. Each artwork is created in such a way that when...

Read More



hitler coins

Nazi hideout in Argentina

Was this a hideout for German Nazi officers? Deep in Argentina’s northern jungle, archaeologists have discovered the ruins of what may have originally been a Nazi hiding place. “It’s a defendable site, a protected site, an inaccessible site, where you can live peacefully in hiding. We believe we’ve found a refuge for the Nazi hierarchy.”Researchers from the University of Buenos Aires...

Read More



lion cubs feeding at home

Family lives with lions

When most people tell you they have a couple of cats at home, these probably aren't the type of cat you’d expect, but for one family in Gaza, these lion cubs are their household pets. Lioness Mona and Alex, who’s a male, were born in the battle-torn Gaza Strip to parents that were smuggled through a ...

Read More



window cleaners fall

Window cleaners have an accident

A terrifying ordeal for two window cleaners in China, as the platform they were working on began swinging violently and smashing into the building. The incident, which took place outside the 91st floor of the Shanghai World Financial Centre, lasted for 15 minutes with their cradle slamming into a wall at one point, sending glass flying into the building and down to the ground.

Read More



Two hundred years after the Battle of Waterloo -

Two hundred years after the Battle of Waterloo

The hat which French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte wore during the Battle of Waterloo is on its way back to the battlefield which saw his demise. The two-cornered, or bicorne hat, is normally kept in a museum in Sens in east of Paris. It was the one Napoleon wore on June 18th, 1815 when ...

Read More