Die Übersetzung von "ransom" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


noun /ˈrӕnsəm/

a sum of money etc paid for the freeing of a prisoner

They paid a ransom of $40,000
(also adjective) They paid $40,000 in ransom money.
hold to ransom

to keep (a person) as a prisoner until a sum of money etc is paid for his or her release

The kidnappers have been holding him ransom for over a week now.

(Die Übersetzung von "ransom" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)