- [C]人质 a person who is kept as a prisoner by an enemy so that the other side will do what the enemy demands
a prisoner who is held by one party to insure that another party will meet specified terms
- The highjackers held two women hostage.
- It is likely that they will kill the hostage.
- He's managed to secure the release of the hostages.
Maybe Sollozzo figures to snatch you and hold you for a hostage to make a deal.出自： M. Puzo
Toranaga's war had begun when he was six and had been ordered as hostage into the enemy camp.出自： J. Clavell
- hostageship n. 人质的处境