Übersetzung von “ransom” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


noun uk /ˈræn·səm/ us /ˈræn·səm/

the money that is demanded for the return of someone who is being kept as a prisoner


(Übersetzung von “ransom” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


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

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

(Übersetzung von “ransom” aus dem PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)