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shanghaied

adjective as in kidnapped

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Example Sentences

We just opened a Shanghai office, and I want to make sure that there’s free movement of ideas, of knowledge.

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At the time it filed its prospectus, the Shanghai-based company had only shipped 500 units and was $500 million in debt.

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The Shanghai Stock Exchange canceled Ant’s IPO in Shanghai the next day.

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The stock exchanges in Shanghai and Shenzhen rank among the world’s top 10 operators and have for years rivaled to claim the top spot.

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The new rules also came just one week after Beijing pulled the plug on Ant Group’s highly anticipated dual listing in Shanghai and Hong Kong.

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The shanghaied man stood facing Schantze, with all the deference of a sailor, yet subtly defiant.

He had none the less been shanghaied for a voyage of great length, and he had been shanghaied out of sincere kindness.

But Bowers appeared to have vanished as entirely as though he had been shanghaied and was a hundred miles at sea.

I was shanghaied onto a freighter, and had to work for eight years without pay to get passage back.

In the carriage I asked the detective chief what was meant by ‘Shanghaied’ for it was evidently a criminal class word.

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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shanghaied, such as: captured, seized, snatched, held for ransom, and taken hostage.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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