Translation of snaffle in Spanish:
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar], afanar [slang/argot], birlar [colloquial/familiar]Example sentences
- If anyone has forgotten to pack their white shirt - a not uncommon occurrence, one member of the orchestra says - they have quickly snaffled a replacement.
- More than half the tickets were quickly snaffled by Lions supporters.
- But what about Jeremy Paxman's book, Friends in High Places, that showed the best jobs are snaffled by those from public schools and elite universities?
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