How to use "extort" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi
Example sentences for "extort" in popular movie and book plots
- Poirot realizes she probably saw the murderer coming out of Linnet's cabin and attempted to extort money in return for her silence. - Death on the Nile (1978 film)
- Angier and Cutter kidnap Fallon and extort from Borden his codeword "Tesla," which Borden claims is also his secret. - The Prestige (film)
- They threaten Will with a copy of the tape of his being raped (edited to look like amateur porn) and begin to extort him. - Vulgar (film)
- Needing to pay the mayor of Seven Corners $10,000, Morris attempts to extort The Kid - by threatening to take full ownership of Glam Slam. - Graffiti Bridge (film)
- However, the Thénardiers continue to extort more money from Valjean and Fantine on the pretence of Fantine's daughter being ill. - Les Misérables (1998 film)
- The ferret and the badger both vow to extort revenge, each declaring the other to be his mortal enemy. - Outcast of Redwall
- The terrorists plan to extort theS. - The Mafat Conspiracy
- They extort $150,000 in cash from a supermarket manager by holding his wife and daughter hostage. - Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry
- On the way to extort money from a widow, the Summoner encounters a yeoman who is apparently down on his luck. - The Friar's Tale
- The old miser seems utterly aghast at the possibility that it might be a kidnapping whose object would be to extort his wealth. - The Adventure of the Missing Three-Quarter
- She stays for the adventure and revenge against her father, suggesting that they extort a huge ransom. - A Life Less Ordinary
- They want to extort money from Louis by threatening to reveal that he's an escaped convict. - À Nous la Liberté
- The two thieves thwart the dacoits sent by Gabbar to extort the villagers. - Sholay
- He was actually at Carey’s cabin to extort hush money from him. - The Adventure of Black Peter
- Makoto manages to extort the government into showing baseball games without cutting away for commercials. - Taiyō o Nusunda Otoko
- After Chris confesses that he is married, Johnny convinces Kitty to pursue a relationship in order to extort money from Chris. - Scarlet Street
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