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Example Sentences for "kidnap"

A rich businessman was kidnapped at gunpoint by four masked menA local father who was angry after losing custody of his children following his divorce has kidnapped the two children, and fled the country.

A rich businessman was kidnapped at gunpoint by four masked men.

The kidnapping of British diplomat James Cross by Quebec separatists was one of the most important events in Canadian history.

Hospital officials have increased security around the nursery following reports of a woman who was trying to kidnap a baby.

According to a newspaper article I read, most child kidnappings that occur are perpetrated by a divorced parent.

In my country, kidnappings of the rich are a common occurrence. Usually, the people are released unharmed after a ransom is paid.

The parents of the missing child are cooperating with the kidnappers in the hopes of getting their son back unharmed.

A local schoolgirl successfully fought off an attempted kidnapper, and police are now looking for the man in the Fairfield area.

An American oil executive has been kidnapped, and is being held by members of a terrorist group for a huge ransom.

The dead body of a leading politician kidnapped just days ago has been found in the trunk of a car.

Certain kinds of ants raid the nests of other ant tribes, kill the queen, and kidnap many of the workers, which then become their slaves.

The first modern kidnapping for ransom in the U.S. occurred on July 1, 1874, in Pennsylvania, when a four-year old boy was taken and held for $20,000 ransom.

The Greek armies united against Troy to recover Helen, the Queen of Sparta, who had been kidnapped by the Prince of Troy, in Homer's The Iliad.

On March 16, 1985, kidnapped American journalist Terry Anderson was released after 2,454 days in captivity in Beirut.

Andy Warhol once claimed that being born is like being kidnapped. And then sold into slavery.

Discussion question: Has there ever been a famous kidnapping in your country? Talk about it.

Find someone who can name a famous person who was kidnapped.


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