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ransom

1 noun money paid to kidnapperairgead fuascailtethey looked for a ransom of €2m €2m a lorg siad mar airgead fuascailte 2 verb pay kidnapper money TRANSITIVEfuascail verb  c m ushe was ransomed early that morning fuasclaíodh í go moch an mhaidin sin
phrases

to hold sb to ransom

1 keep sb prisoner until ransom is paidduine a chur ar fuascailtthe heiress was held to ransom cuireadh an banoidhre ar fuascailt, coimeádadh an banoidhre ina brá gill 2 coerce by making threatshe was holding the club to ransom bhí an club i ngreim aige, bhí greim aige ar an gclub