“Captive” in the news

Example collocations

captive breeding
held captive
taken captive

Publications and example sentences

The Guardian
· Trump orders 9,500 US troops to leave Germany  
Trump has pressed Germany to raise defence spending and accused Berlin of being a captive of Russia due to its energy reliance.  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· The Top Doctor Who Aced the Coronavirus Test  
“I look back on it now, a lot of the work I was doing with a group of captive men was prevention.  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· Overlooked No More: Roberta Cowell, Trans Trailblazer, Pilot and Auto Racer  
Within days, Cowell and other British captives had been flown home aboard American Flying Fortress bombers.  Copy example sentence
· Fact check: Trump touts job gains as 'tribute to equality.' Black, Asian unemployment went up.  
The secretary-general called on political leaders to show solidarity with all people, on educational institutions to focus on “digital literacy” at a time when “extremists are seeking to prey on captive and potentially despairing audiences.”  Copy example sentence
The Independent
· We can't go back to normal after the coronavirus pandemic. We must start respecting animals and nature  
Some infants will be transported illegally around the world, ending up in destinations like circuses, safari parks and zoos with inadequate captive welfare.  Copy example sentence
Financial Express
· How the M&E industry is likely to shape up post-Covid  
The television industry faces a unique conundrum with a captive audience but nothing new to air.  Copy example sentence
Seeking Alpha
· The Toro's (TTC) CEO Rick Olson on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript  
Our product sales through captive and partnered e-commerce sites were up significantly in the second quarter.  Copy example sentence
The Age
· Footage of police wrongdoing nothing new for African Americans  
Since 1619, when the White Lion docked in Jamestown, Virginia and two dozen captive Africans from south-western Africa's Ndongo Kingdom stepped forth, white supremacy has stubbornly resisted rationality.  Copy example sentence
· Pregnant elephant dies in India after eating explosive fruit trap  
Two captive elephants were brought to lead it out of the river but it remained unmoved, said Krishnan, who led the rescue team.  Copy example sentence