Meaning of “snap sb up” in the English Dictionary


(Definition of “snap sb up” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"snap sb up" in Business English

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snap sb up

phrasal verb with snap uk /snæp/ us verb [ T ] -pp-

to immediately offer someone a job, contract, etc. because they are exactly what you want or need:

The company snapped him up and he became a project manager.
In Louisiana, sugar farms are having trouble finding workers because oil companies are snapping them up.

(Definition of “snap sb up” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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