Definition of 'snare'
Example sentences containing 'snare'
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They are involved in chasing a suspect before helping free an injured elephant trapped in a snare. The Sun (2014)They snared rabbits for food and skins with which to sew caps and cloaks. Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)When was the last time you heard brushes on a snare drum? Times, Sunday Times (2016)No longer was it necessary to wait for an animal to stray into the noose of a carefully set snare. THE HUNTING OF MAN (2004)Too many details of inflection were lost to the gallows glare of the snare drum but the waltz had infectious buoyancy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)My only issue is its cost - a free rival may snare some downloads. The Sun (2015)We just hope that she'll leave that annoying snare drum at home. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Great last verse though, and the loudest drum snare thing in history at the end. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Mama showed them how to snare rabbits, a skill she had used to snare rats in the city. A Plague of Angels (1993)The Germans more wisely have avoided this snare, placing their presents discreetly upon a side table. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)By my own happiness I discovered the snare that was set for me, and fled from such temptations. A Roomful of Birds - Scottish short stories 1990 (1990)
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Translations for 'snare'
British English: snare NOUN
A snare is a trap for catching birds or small animals. It consists of a loop of wire or rope which pulls tight around the animal.
I felt like an animal caught in a snare.
British English: snare VERB
If someone snares an animal, they catch it using a snare.
He'd snared a rabbit earlier in the day.
- American English: snare
- Brazilian Portuguese: pegar um animal com armadilha
- Chinese: > 用网捕捉捕捉鸟或小动物的
- European Spanish: cazar con trampa
- French: prendre au piège
- German: fangen
- Italian: prendere in trappola
- Japanese: わなにかける
- Korean: 덫을 놓아 잡다
- European Portuguese: apanhar um animal com uma armadilha
- Spanish: cazar con trampa
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