1. a ransom
    • 身の代金5千万円を払って息子を取り戻した
    • He paid a ransom of fifty million yen to get his son back.
    • 身の代金目当てに女子事務員を監禁した
    • He held a woman clerk for [《英》 to] ransom.
  1. 身の代金誘拐kidnapping for ransom