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snap

Pronunciation: /snæp/

Translation of snap in French:

n

adj

  • [decision, judgement, vote] rapide

vt (p prés etc -pp-)

  • 1 faire claquer [fingers, jaws, elastic]
  • 2 (break) (faire) casser net
  • 3 (say crossly) dire [qch] hargneusement

vi (p prés etc -pp-)

  • 1 (break) se casser
  • 2 (speak sharply) parler hargneusement

Phrasal verbs

snap at

(speak sharply) parler sèchement à 1.1 [dog] essayer de mordre

snap up

sauter sur [bargain]

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