Translation of "snap" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

snap

verb uk /snæp/ us /snæp/ -pp-
BREAK 折断

C2 [ I or T ] to cause something that is thin to break suddenly and quickly with a cracking sound

突然折断,咔嚓一声折断
You'll snap that ruler if you bend it too far. 如果你把那把尺子弯得太厉害,它就会咔嚓一下折断。
Some vandal's snapped off my car aerial again. 某个蓄意作恶的家伙又把我的汽车天线折断了。

C2 [ I ] to suddenly become unable to control a strong feeling, especially anger

突然无法控制情感,突然发作(尤指动怒)
When she asked me to postpone my trip to help her move to her new house, I just snapped (= got angry). 她让我推迟旅行帮她搬家时,我一下子就火了。
MOVE QUICKLY 快速移动

[ I or T, usually + adv/prep ] to move into a position quickly, producing a short noise as if breaking

(使)啪地突然移动(到某位置)
Tendons store elastic energy by stretching and then snapping back into shape like rubber bands. 腱通过橡皮筋似的拉伸和迅速缩回贮存了弹力。
Simply snap the pieces into place. 把这些小片啪啪放到适当位置就行。

[ I + adv/prep ] to quickly return to a previous place or condition

迅速恢复
After substantial losses last year, the company has snapped back to profitability (= started making profits again). 去年出现巨额亏损之后,这家公司的经济状况又迅速好转,开始盈利了。
snap shut

C2 If something snaps shut or is snapped shut, it closes quickly with a sudden sharp sound.

啪地关上;啪地合上
She snapped her book shut and got up to leave. 她啪地合上书,起身离开了。
Her mouth snapped shut when she realized he'd heard everything she'd said about him. 意识到他听到了自己所说的一切关于他的话时,她立刻闭上了嘴。
ANIMAL 动物

[ I ] If an animal snaps, it tries to bite someone.

咬,咬人
The guard dog was snarling and snapping behind the fence. 那条看门狗正在篱笆后面吠咬。
SPEAK 说话

C2 [ I or T ] to say something suddenly in an angry way

厉声说,恶声恶气地说
There's no need to snap at me - it's not my fault that you lost your wallet. 何必对我这样恶声恶气——你丢了钱包又不是我的错。
[ + speech ] "Well, I hate you too!" she snapped. “哼,我也恨你!”她厉声说。
PHOTOGRAPH 摄影

[ I or T ] to take a lot of photographs quickly

拍快照
He was arrested for snapping photos of a military parade. 他因拍摄了阅兵式的快照而被逮捕。
She's very pleased with her new camera and was snapping away the whole time we were abroad. 她对自己的新相机十分满意,我们在国外时,她一直不停地拍照。
FASTEN

[ I or T ] US to fasten using two small pieces of metal or plastic, one of which is pushed into the other:

He snapped up his jacket.
noun uk /snæp/ us /snæp/
BREAKING NOISE 折断的声音

[ C usually singular ] a sudden loud sound like something breaking or closing

咔嚓声,突然折断(或合上)的声音
She broke the stick over her knee with a loud snap. 她咔嚓一声用膝盖折断了棍子。

[ C ] US UK press stud, snap fastener a small piece of metal or plastic used to fasten clothes, with two usually round parts, one of which is pushed into the other

摁扣,子母扣
PHOTOGRAPH 摄影

[ C ] UK informal an informal photograph that is not very skilful or artistic

快照,快相
holiday snaps 假期拍的快照
Did you take many snaps while you were away? 你出游的时候拍了很多照片吗?
GAME 游戏

[ U ] a card game in which the players compete to call out the word "snap" when they see two cards that have the same value

呼“同”牌游戏(一种纸牌游戏,玩家抢先看到有两张相同的牌时呼“同”)
a game of snap 呼“同”牌游戏
SOMETHING EASY 容易的事

[ S ] US informal something that can be done without any difficulty

容易的事,好办的事
"Will you finish on time?" "Sure thing. It's a snap." “你能按时完成吗?”“当然,太容易了。”
Talking to girls is a snap for him. 和女孩子交谈对他来说十分容易。
AMERICAN FOOTBALL

[ C ] in American football, the act of passing the ball backward to start play

adjective [ before noun ] uk /snæp/ us /snæp/

done suddenly without allowing time for careful thought or preparation

匆忙的,不加思索的,不做准备的
He always makes snap decisions and never thinks about their consequences. 他总是匆忙作决定,从不考虑后果。
exclamation uk /snæp/ us /snæp/

"Snap!" is what you say in the game of snap when two cards of the same value have been played.

(呼“同”牌游戏中的)“同!”

UK informal something that you say when you notice that two things are the same

(发现两件事物相同时所说)太巧了!
Snap! We're wearing the same shirts! 太巧了!我们穿了同样的衬衫!

(Translation of “snap” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)