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political prisoner

This page is about the collocation political prisoner

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

someone who's imprisoned because of their political beliefs

For example

  • There are thousands of political prisoners in jails all over the world.

  • If you want to learn about political prisoners, visit the Amnesty International website.

Quick Quiz

He's a political prisoner because he

a. supported the government

b. opposed the government

c. robbed a politician

Contributor: Matt Errey