Example sentences for: abduction

How can you use “abduction” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Corporate downsizing is neither as terrible nor as rare as stranger abduction, but the two phenomena share some characteristics.

  • The Washington Post leads with details of a 1993 abduction of a Libyan dissident from Cairo.

  • In the Gulf state of Bahrain, the daily al-Ayyam said that Ocalan's abduction boded ill for Osama bin Laden, America's most wanted man.

  • Castro, whose name isn't even mentioned in the Post, is treated with kid gloves in the NYT . Only the LAT reports that Castro has called the situation an abduction.

  • The NYT lead spends a good deal of ink high up addressing the question of whether or not Israel helped carry out Ocalan's abduction, but waits until the last sentence of the piece--at the end of the 34th paragraph--to state the Clinton administration's denial of involvement.


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