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prey

1. an animal hunted or captured by another for food
2. bird or beast of prey a bird or animal that preys on others for food
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However, local PTI leader Dawa Khan Sabir told Dawn that both the victims were their party workers and they fell prey to 'targeted killings'.
I was aware of ROP's instructions regarding such scam calls, but I fell prey to it as I was busy at my workplace at the time,' he said.
Summary: Many residents fell prey to the misleading claims of the fraudsters.
FAISALABAD -- Six passengers fell prey to swindlers here during the past 12 hours and they were shifted to hospitals where the condition of two was stated to be critical.
Rather, trees weakened by the drought likely fell prey to a different culprit: diseases and insects.
Karachi, Mar 14(ANI): The death toll in the ongoing wave of violence in Karachi since Thursday has mounted to thirty as nine more people fell prey to target killings in the metropolis on Sunday.
Stuart Kershaw was 25km into the fifth leg of the endurance test, which challenges runners to complete seven 50km runs on seven continents in seven days, when he fell prey to exhaustion and dehydration.
"I appreciate nothing will ever compensate the family of Gavin Robinson or the parents of the boy who fell prey to Sharon Edwards but I hope they will take some comfort from the fact that the ability to challenge sentencing decisions really can work."
He's a bloke for a start and when he fell prey to anorexia he was living the life of Riley coaching football in the States.
CHRISTMAS shoppers in Warwickshire have been warned to protect their wallets and purses after several women fell prey to pickpockets.