Translation of "snag" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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snagnoun [ C ]

uk /snæɡ/ us /snæɡ/

snag noun [ C ] (PROBLEM)

informal a problem, difficulty, or disadvantage

We don't anticipate any snags in/with the negotiations. 我們預料談判不會出現任何麻煩。
The drug is very effective - the only snag is that it cannot be produced in large quantities. 這種藥很有效——唯一的問題就是,它不能大量生産。
Talks hit a snag after 97 percent of union members voted to strike.

snag noun [ C ] (DAMAGE)

a tear, hole, or loose thread in a piece of clothing or cloth caused by a sharp or rough object

This sweater's full of snags. 這件毛衣被鈎得全是洞。

snag noun [ C ] (FOOD)

Australian English informal for sausage



uk /snæɡ/ us /snæɡ/ -gg-

snag verb (DAMAGE)

[ T ] If you snag something, it becomes caught on a sharp object and tears.

Be careful not to snag your coat on the barbed wire. 小心別讓鐵絲網鈎破衣服。

snag verb (GET)

[ T ] US informal to get or catch something by acting quickly

They'd have gone bust if they hadn't snagged that contract from their rivals. 要不是他們從對手那裡搶到了合約,他們早就破産了。
It was a good hit, but Silverman snagged it for the final out of the inning. 這個球擊得很好,但西爾弗曼還是一下子抓到了,使局中最後一人出局。

snag verb (PROBLEM)

[ I or T ] mainly US to cause problems or difficulties for someone or something

Financial problems have snagged the project for the past six months. 過去六個月裡,財務問題一直困擾著這項工程。
The negotiations have snagged on a dispute about who should chair them. 關於由誰來主持而引起的爭議妨礙了談判的進行。

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