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British English: /snaɡ/
American English: /snæɡ/

Translation of snag in German:


  • 2
    Haken, der
    what's the snag?
    wo klemmt es [denn]?
    hit a snag, run up against a snag
    auf ein Problem od. eine Schwierigkeit stoßen
    there's a snag in it
    die Sache hat einen Haken
  • 3 (tear)
    Loch, das
    (pulled thread)
    gezogener Faden

transitive verb -gg-

  • 1 (catch) See examples:I've snagged my coat
    mein Mantel hat sich verfangen
    ich bin mit dem Mantel hängen geblieben
  • 3 (American English) (catch quickly) See examples:snag something
    sich Dat. etwas schnappen

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