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Translation of "snap" - English-Spanish dictionary

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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