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snap sth up

informal phrasal verb with snap
 
 
/snæp/ verb [T] (-pp-)
to buy or take something quickly or enthusiastically because it is exactly what you want or very cheap: When I was offered the chance to work in Denmark, I snapped it up. If shares go lower, you'll snap them up at cheaper levels and be well placed to profit from any future recovery.
Translations of “snap sth up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 搶購…
in Russian раскупать, хватать…
in Turkish havada kapmak, düşünmeden satın almak, sanki bedavaymış gibi saldırmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抢购…
in Polish rzucić się na coś…
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