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“7 Indians on board hijacked MV delight”
something to say about the ambiguity of transitive verbs, no?

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  1. Arun Meethale Chirakkal
    November 25, 2008 at 11:28 am

    7 Indians on board MV Delight hijackedIs this okay?

  2. Chevalier
    November 25, 2008 at 5:05 pm

    Yep :-), yours is better. Even the other line, a ‘breaking news’ ticker from NDTV, isn’t really wrong (I think). And as most headlines, it’s in the passive voice and/or present perfect tense. It’s just eerily ambiguous.

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