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hijack

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Crime, Transport
hijackhi‧jack1 /ˈhaɪdʒæk/ ●○○ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 SCCTTto use violence or threats to take control of a plane, vehicle, or shipcarjack 🔊 The airliner was hijacked by a group of terrorists.2 CONTROLto take control of something and use it for your own purposes 🔊 Some people think the party has been hijacked by right-wing extremists.hijacker noun [countable]
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hijackThe ship was hijacked by four young terrorists.We're not going to let a handful of radical students hijack our school.
Related topics: Crime, Transport
hijackhijack2 noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 British EnglishSCCTT when a plane, vehicle etc is hijacked
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Verb table
hijack
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyhijack
he, she, ithijacks
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhijacked
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave hijacked
he, she, ithas hijacked
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad hijacked
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill hijack
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have hijacked
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam hijacking
he, she, itis hijacking
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you, we, theyare hijacking
Past
I, he, she, itwas hijacking
you, we, theywere hijacking
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been hijacking
he, she, ithas been hijacking
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been hijacking
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be hijacking
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been hijacking
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