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English definition of “snag”

snag

verb [T] (DAMAGE)    /snæɡ/ (-gg-)
If you snag something, it becomes caught on a sharp object and tears: Be careful not to snag your coat on the barbed wire.Tearing and breaking into pieces
(Definition of snag verb (DAMAGE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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