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snare

Pronunciación: /sner; sneə(r)/

Traducción de snare en español:

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 (to catch animals) trampa (feminine), cepo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Most poachers used silent and invisible methods such as wire snares and jaw traps to capture their quarry, be it deer or tigers.
    • How many snares would a single hunter set in the forest?
    • In her diary entry for 4 June 1832, Sally Brown noted catching two partridges, probably using snares.
    1.2 (ploy, plan) trampa (feminine) it's just a snare and a delusion no es más que un engaño
    Example sentences
    • Be our defense against the wickedness and snares of the devil.
    • Artists have been consciously aware for a very long time of the conflict between aesthetic image and reality and the fact that this conflict poses a specific set of contradictions, difficulties and potential snares.
    • Perhaps, if those children received help at this early stage, they might not fall permanently into the vicious snare of shyness which can leave adults, like Lynne Crawford, reflecting sadly on a life of missed opportunities.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [rabbit/bird] atrapar how did he manage to snare such a pretty wife? ¿cómo pudo cazar or atrapar a una mujer tan bonita?

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