Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Prisoner"

The meaning of "Prisoner" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does prisoner mean?
A: a person legally held in prison as a punishment for crimes they have committed or while awaiting trial.
Q: What does The condemned prisoner's quarters mean?
A: It’s their rooms or area where they live
Q: What does prisoner of hatred mean?
A: it means to feel like your trapped or controlled by hate.
Q: What does I think you mean "take no prisoners". If( so that )means to be brutal and aggressive.
boardroom meeting (verbally aggressive)?
what is the part of speech of ( so that)?.

mean?
A: In war, if you take no prisoners, it means you kill your enemy. All of them. Even if they surrender. You don't care if this means the other side will now try to do the same to you. You don't care if the soldiers are just following orders. You don't care that death cannot be undone. It means you will be ruthless. You will have no pity nor compassion. You will do everything in your power to win.

Now, take that idea and apply it to things other than war.

Said about a lawyer...
He has a take no prisoners approach to negotiations.

Said about a tennis opponent...
Be careful. She is taking no prisoners.

Said about getting 100% on all your exams...
I will take no prisoners!

Example sentences using "Prisoner"

Q: Please show me example sentences with take no prisoners .
A: We have made it to the land we want to conquer. Take no prisoners. Kill them all!

Synonyms of "Prisoner" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between It is believed that the prisoner escaped by climbing the wall. and It is believed that the prisoner escaped by climbing "over" the wall. ?
A: in those sentences there isn’t any difference because you have said that the prisoner escaped. If it just said “the prisoner climbed the prison wall” it seems unfinished because you would ask “and then what? Did he climb the wall and fall back off? Did he climb the wall and sit on it?” So if the context of him escaping from prison wasn’t there, it would be climbed over the wall to express he went over the top of the wall and down the other side
Q: What is the difference between the prisoner and the convict ?
A: they are the same. but technically, you can be in prison during your trial, before the judge "convicts" you.

The prisoner was awaiting trial.
The prisoners were in solitary confinement.
The convicts participated in college classes and anger management classes.
Q: What is the difference between The prisoners (who was) being released are all women and The prisoners (who was) released are all women ?
A: It makes the sentence “Continuous”.

The prisoners who were being released were all women

Or

The prisoners who were released (were/are) all women.

In the Continuous form, with “being”, you are describing something “as it happens”, so you have to say “were”. It makes the verb “released” the centre of the sentence.

When it’s not Continuous, released could be an adjective. It makes the noun “the prisoners” the centre of the sentence. If those people are still around you can say “are women”: if it’s from long ago you would say “were women”.
Q: What is the difference between prisoner and convict ?
A: A prisoner is someone who is literally within a prison.
Convicts are just someone who has been found guilty of a crime by the court.

All prisoners are convicts, but not all convicts are (yet) prisoners.

Translations of "Prisoner"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? prisoners
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? prisoners
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Other questions about "Prisoner"

Q: What sounds more natural to say? To take prisoners or to make prisoners after a battle?
A: The winner takes (not makes) prisoners after a battle.
Q: We tend to view prisoners with suspicion that they might commit crime again even after they came out of prision.


We used to view people having a lot of tattoos with a stereotye that they might be spoiled.

We used to view people who were divorced with pity but not anymore. Does this sound natural?
A: × We tend to view prisoners with suspicion that they might commit crime again even after they came out of prision.
✓ We tend to view convicts with suspicion, as (or since) they might commit crime again even after they are (or get) out of prison.

× We used to view people having a lot of tattoos with a stereotye that they might be spoiled.
✓ We used to stereotype people having a lot of tattoos as being spoiled.

× We used to view people who were divorced with pity but not anymore.
✓ We used to view people who were divorced with pity, but not anymore.

Q: captive / prisoner of war
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What term is correct in war context?
A: They are both correct. They both mean somebody was captured by the enemy. The term "prisoner of war" makes it clear that the capture happened during a war. A captive doesn't necessarily have to be captured during a war.
Q: 1) The prisoners got away from prison.
2) The prisoners escaped from prison.
3) The prisoners evacuated from prison. Does this sound natural?
A: 2. Although I would say "The prisoners escaped" instead. It doesn't need the "from prison" on the end.
Q: She had been an exemplary prisoner for 10years. She has always claimed her innocence. Does this sound natural?
A: Sounds natural, but you should put a space between "10" and "years"

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