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English definition of “snap sth up”

snap sth up

informal
verb uk phrasal verb with snap   /snæp/ (-pp-) us  
to buy or get something quickly and enthusiastically because it is cheap or exactly what you want: The tickets for the concert were snapped up within three hours of going on sale. The fall in property prices means that there are a lot of bargains waiting to be snapped up.Getting, receiving and acceptingCapturing or taking possession of things
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