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Translation of hostage in German

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the hostage die Geisel

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Sample sentences:
The hooligan took an old woman as a hostage to exert pressure on the referee.

Der Hooligan nahm eine alte Frau als Geisel, um Druck auf den Schiedsrichter auszuüben.
hostage der Geisel


We were a little worried about the entry to Vietnam because regulations specifically mentioned to leave two blank pages in the passport for the Visa stamp and my wife's passport was full.
In the end of the day we went to visit the Vietnam war museum. It is actually called the American war museum. It gives the Western visitors a different point of view of the events forty years ago.
We overflew beautiful, huge mountain ranges (Andes) just before landing in Cusco. The small domestic airport of Cusco immediately gives you the feeling that you arrived at the right place.