English to Shona Meaning of hostage - mubatwa

Hostage :

mubatwa, rubatso

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Definitions of hostage in English
Noun(1) a prisoner who is held by one party to insure that another party will meet specified terms
Examples of hostage in English
(1) The gang took the manager to his branch while holding the rest of his family hostage .(2) they were held hostage by armed rebels(3) There's no point in giving hostages to fortune , is there?(4) Seventeen hostages remain in the jungle where they have been held captive for two and a half months.(5) They might pass something that proves an electoral liability or makes a minister a hostage to fortune .(6) Scores of hostages from two dozen countries have been seized in the last four months.(7) Statues, like wives and children, are hostages to fortune ; they inspire superstitious dread while their originals are in power, and an equally superstitious hatred when they lose the aura of power.(8) They had become hostages at sea, where captives are more discreetly disposed of than anywhere else.(9) One of the four Italian hostages who worked for a security company was killed.(10) Finally the vehicle was abandoned and the hostages were made to walk on foot.(11) Nobody who has been an MP for 12 years and a front-bencher for eight can be unaware of the risks involved in handing hostages to fortune .(12) The blasts also triggered chaos inside the building, which a number of hostages seized upon as their cue to escape.(13) In essence, the manifesto which evolved during the 1990s was a pragmatic statement of radical intent which went out of its way to remove the more obvious hostages to fortune which were never going to be implemented anyway.(14) Ten hostages have been released unharmed but five remain unaccounted for.(15) This brave statement may yet prove to be a hostage to fortune .(16) These are just early signs and it would be giving hostages to fortune to suggest that suddenly everything is back fully on track in terms of global growth.
Related Phrases of hostage
(1) hostage ::
1. captive ::
2. prisoner ::
3. inmate ::
4. detainee ::
6. victim ::
7. abductee ::
8. prey ::
9. human shield ::
yevanhu nhoo
10. pawn ::
the pawn
11. instrument ::
Different Forms
hostage, hostages
Word Example from TV Shows
It’s from Jun Li, a hostage.

It’s from Jun Li, a HOSTAGE.

Money Heist Season 1, Episode 11

concerning hostage control.

concerning HOSTAGE control.

Money Heist Season 1, Episode 4

Spare his life. Keep him as a hostage.

Spare his life. Keep him as a HOSTAGE.

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 5

Take me
for a hostage, but let Robb go.

Take me for a HOSTAGE, but let Robb go.

Game of Thrones Season 3, Episode 9

"but if a HOSTAGE dies,
it’ll be as awful for you as for me.

Money Heist Season 1, Episode 5

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