Definition of 'snap'
Example sentences containing 'snap'
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Then the quick head snaps were another style. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Will this be the year to snap up that bargain holiday home? Times, Sunday Times (2008)There could be more cold snaps but there will be bouts of milder weather too. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The cold snap since will have allowed some recovery. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet he has already been online posting snaps which make a mockery of our prison system. The Sun (2016)Then she takes the great sticks and snaps them in two with her strong beak. Christianity Today (2000)Places in clearing are expected to be limited and snapped up quickly. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She will face pressure to call a snap general election. Times, Sunday Times (2016)YOU'LL be surprised to be told that the snap above also features a screen hunk. The Sun (2013)The ankle snap was a perfect example. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You can snap your friends and family or photograph people off the telly or magazines. The Sun (2014)You take out your camera to snap a picture. Times, Sunday Times (2013)These are the noises made by the valves in the heart as they snap shut. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Poll watchers have learned to distrust the snap numbers. The Sun (2012)Trim the asparagus and snap in half. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There are thousands of strangers on the beach so what difference does it make if you take a quick snap? The Sun (2009)It was then that something snapped. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The river will be calm and then suddenly... snap. The Sun (2008)After returning from cramming school he finally snapped, say police. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There are reports that a combination of alcohol, stress and domestic issues caused him to snap. The Sun (2012)The pair were snapped getting close at the afterparty, above. The Sun (2012)This is a short, sharp cold snap and that is not unusual for mid-October. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'snap'
British English: snap /snæp/ VERB
If something snaps or if you snap it, it breaks suddenly, usually with a sharp cracking noise.
He shifted his weight and a twig snapped.
- American English: snap
- Arabic: يَقْصِفُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: estalar
- Chinese: 啪地折断
- Croatian: puknuti
- Czech: přelomit (se)
- Danish: knække
- Dutch: breken
- European Spanish: partir romper
- Finnish: napsauttaa
- French: casser net
- German: zerspringen
- Greek: κροταλίζω
- Italian: spezzare
- Japanese: ポキッと折る
- Korean: (...을) 딱 부러트리다
- Norwegian: kneppe
- Polish: pstryknąć
- European Portuguese: estalar
- Romanian: a se frânge
- Russian: ломать
- Spanish: partir dividir en dos
- Swedish: bryta av
- Thai: ขาดหรือแตกอย่างฉับพลัน
- Turkish: kopmak
- Ukrainian: тріскатися
- Vietnamese: đớp
British English: snap ADJECTIVE
A snap decision or action is one that is taken suddenly, often without careful thought.
I think this is too important for a snap decision.
Definition of snap from the Collins English Dictionary
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