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Spanish translation of “snap”

snap

verb /snӕp/ (past tense, past participle snapped)
(with at) to make a biting movement , to try to grasp with the teeth
intentar morder
The dog snapped at his ankles .
to break with a sudden sharp noise
partir
He snapped the stick in half The handle of the cup snapped off.
to ( cause to) make a sudden sharp noise , in moving etc
chasquear , hacer/ producir un ruido seco
The lid snapped shut .
to speak in a sharp especially angry way
regañar , hablar con brusquedad
Mind your own business !’ he snapped .
to take a photograph of
sacar una foto
He snapped the children playing in the garden .
snappy adjective (comparative snappier, superlative snappiest) irritable ; inclined to snap
irritable
He is always rather snappy on a Monday morning .
quick ; prompt
rápido
You’ll have to be snappy if you’re catching that bus !
smart
elegante
He’s certainly a snappy dresser .
snappily adverb
de manera irritable
He is always snappily dressed .
snappiness noun
irritabilidad
snapshot noun a photograph taken quickly and without a lot of equipment
foto instantánea
That’s a good snapshot of the children playing in the garden .
snap one’s fingers to make a sharp noise by moving the thumb quickly across the top joint of the middle finger , as an informal gesture eg to attract someone’s attention , mark the rhythm in music etc
chasquear los dedos
She just had to snap her fingers and a servant would come running up to her.
snap up phrasal verb to grab eagerly
llevarse
I saw this bargain in the shop and snapped it up straight away The bargains were snapped up.
(Definition of snap from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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