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snarled up

adjective uk   UK ( US snarled) us  
Snarled-up traffic is a long line of traffic that is unable to travel forward because something is blocking the road: The traffic was snarled up in both directions for two miles because of the accident.
snarl-up
noun [C] uk   /ˈsnɑːl.ʌp/ us    /ˈsnɑːrl-/ UK ( US snarl)
Translations of “snarled up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 交通堵塞的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 交通堵塞的…
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