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snafu División en sílabas: sna·fu
Pronunciación: /snaˈfo͞o/
North American informal

Definición de snafu en inglés:

sustantivo

A confused or chaotic state; a mess: an enormous amount of my time was devoted to untangling snafus
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In recent years the defense and aerospace giant has weathered operational snafus, ethical scandals, criminal convictions, and abrupt executive departures.
  • Soon the entire situation spirals out of control into a tragicomic mess of blunders, language barriers, bureaucratic snafus, and spin control.
  • After arriving, we encountered a few administrative snafus, but we quickly surmounted them, and we were set to start carrier ops the next day.
Sinónimos
muddle, mess, tangle, jumble, confusion;
misunderstanding, misinterpretation, misconception;
mistake, mix-up, bungle
informal hash, foul-up, screw-up

adjetivo

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In utter confusion or chaos: our refrigeration plant is snafu
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In a follow-up to the seaweed snafu news of these past weeks, we can report that some of the weed has been dispersed but there remains a persistent pungency in the on-shore breeze.

verbo

[with object] Volver al principio  
Throw (a situation) into chaos: you ignored his orders and snafued everything
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Accounts differ about what happened to snafu that deal, but because it didn't go through, IBM contacted a small company called Microsoft.

Origen

1940s: acronym from situation normal: all fouled (or fucked) up.

Palabras que riman con snafu

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