Example sentences for: abducted

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

  • After his wife tried to leave him, Charles Burton abducted her.

  • The boy would be abducted again two weeks later and returned to his mother.

  • The Post lead asserts that the CIA now has convincing evidence that a leading Libyan dissident who was a U.S. resident just months away from citizenship was abducted from a Cairo human rights conference with the help of Egyptian agents and spirited off to Libya where he was murdered.

  • John Demos, an eminent historian of early America at Yale, wrote a fascinating book several years ago called The Unredeemed Captive , about a white woman in colonial New England who was abducted by Indians and lived much of her life among them.

  • The metro edition of the NYT reports on Tawana Brawley's speech at a Bed-Stuy church, her first public appearance since she made her never-substantiated claims ten years ago that four white men, including at least one law enforcement official, abducted and raped her and left her smeared with excrement.


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