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ransom

US [ˈrænsəm]
UK [ˈræns(ə)m]
  • n.赎金
  • v.(为某人)交付赎金
  • Web赎金风暴;勒索;赎回
Plural Form:ransoms  Present Participle:ransoming  Past Tense:ransomed  
ransom
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n.
1.
[c][u]
赎金money that is paid to sb so that they will set free a person who is being kept as a prisoner by them
The kidnappers demanded a ransom of £50 000 from his family.
绑架者向他的家人索要赎金 5 万英镑。
a ransom demand/note
索要赎金的要求╱通知
ransom money
赎金
They are refusing to pay ransom for her release.
他们拒绝支付赎金来解救她。
IDM
hold sb to ransom
将…绑票to keep sb as a prisoner and demand that other people pay you an amount of money before you set them free
胁迫;要挟to take action that puts sb in a very difficult situation in order to force them to do what you want
v.
1.
~ sb
(为某人)交付赎金to pay money to sb so that they will set free the person that they are keeping as a prisoner
The kidnapped children were all ransomed and returned home unharmed.
被绑架的儿童在赎金交付后均安然回到家中。

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