There are 4 translations of snap in Spanish:

snap1

Pronunciation: /snæp/

n

  • 1 c (sound) chasquido (m), ruido (m) seco the snap of the whip el chasquido or restallido del látigo with a snap of his fingers con un chasquido de los dedos
  • 2snap (fastener) (AmE) 2.1 (on clothes) broche (m) or botón (m) de presión, (cierre (m)) automático (m) (Esp) 2.2 (on handbag, necklace) broche (m)
  • 6 u (BrE) 6.1 (card game)juego de baraja en el que se canta 'snap' cada vez que aparecen dos cartas iguales 6.2 (as interj) [colloquial/familiar] I got 83% — snap! (so did I) yo saqué un 83% — ¡chócate esa or chócatela or chócala (, yo también)!
  • 7 (easy task) (AmE) [colloquial/familiar] (no pl) it's a snap es facilísimo, está tirado [familiar/colloquial], es una papa or un bollo (RPl) [familiar/colloquial], es chancaca (Chi) [familiar/colloquial]

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There are 4 translations of snap in Spanish:

snap2

(-pp-)

vt

  • 1 1.1 (break) partir 1.2 (make sharp sound) she snapped the lid/book shut cerró la tapa/el libro de un golpe finger1 1
  • 2 (utter sharply) decir* bruscamente shut up, he snapped —cállate— dijo bruscamente
  • 3 (photograph) [person/thing] sacarle* una foto a he snapped the whole family in the garden le sacó una foto a toda la familia en el jardín

vi

  • 1 (bite) be careful: he snaps ten cuidado, que muerde the dog snapped at my ankles el perro me quiso morder los tobillos the fish are snapping today hoy pican los peces
  • 2 2.1 (break) [twigs/branch] romperse*, quebrarse* (esp AmL) ; [elastic] romperse* it just snapped off in my hand se me partió or (esp AmL) se me quebró en la mano the plank snapped in two la tabla se partió en dos his nerves finally snapped al fin explotó my patience snapped se me acabó la paciencia 2.2 (click) to snap shut cerrarse* (con un clic)
  • 3 (speak sharply) hablar con brusquedad sorry, I didn't mean to snap perdona, no quise saltar así no need to snap! no hace falta que te pongas así to snap at sb hablarle con brusquedad a algn
  • 4 (move quickly) the soldier snapped to attention el soldado se cuadró come on, snap to it! ¡vamos, rápido or muévete! to snap out of it (of depression) animarse, reaccionar (of lethargy, inertia) espabilarse snap out of it! ¡anímate!, ¡reacciona!

Phrasal verbs

snap back

v + adv (AmE)
[colloquial/familiar] recuperarse

snap up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[offer] no dejar escapar; [bargain] llevarse they'll snap it up at that price a ese precio te lo quitarán de las manos snap it up! (AmE) [colloquial/familiar] ¡date prisa!, ¡apúrate! (AmL) , ¡metele! (RPl) [familiar/colloquial]

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The LOE (Ley Orgánica de Educación) is a Spanish reform of 2006 which established four stages of pre-university education: non-compulsory educación infantil, from birth to six years; compulsory primary education, Primaria, from six to twelve; compulsory secondary education, ESO - Educación Secundaria Obligatoria, from twelve to sixteen; and either two years of Bachillerato, leading to university entrance, or two years of Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Medio, vocational training that can lead to Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Superior. The LOE superseded the LOGSE Ley Orgánica de Ordenación General del Sistema Educativo of 1990. The major change was a reduction in humanities subjects in the curriculum, while citizenship classes Educación para la Ciudadanía were introduced. The latter have been controversial in some quarters.

There are 4 translations of snap in Spanish:

snap3

adj

  • [decision/judgment/move] precipitado, repentino to call a snap election convocar* elecciones anticipadas

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Word of the day órbita
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The LOE (Ley Orgánica de Educación) is a Spanish reform of 2006 which established four stages of pre-university education: non-compulsory educación infantil, from birth to six years; compulsory primary education, Primaria, from six to twelve; compulsory secondary education, ESO - Educación Secundaria Obligatoria, from twelve to sixteen; and either two years of Bachillerato, leading to university entrance, or two years of Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Medio, vocational training that can lead to Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Superior. The LOE superseded the LOGSE Ley Orgánica de Ordenación General del Sistema Educativo of 1990. The major change was a reduction in humanities subjects in the curriculum, while citizenship classes Educación para la Ciudadanía were introduced. The latter have been controversial in some quarters.

There are 4 translations of snap in Spanish:

snap4

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Word of the day órbita
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Cultural fact of the day

The LOE (Ley Orgánica de Educación) is a Spanish reform of 2006 which established four stages of pre-university education: non-compulsory educación infantil, from birth to six years; compulsory primary education, Primaria, from six to twelve; compulsory secondary education, ESO - Educación Secundaria Obligatoria, from twelve to sixteen; and either two years of Bachillerato, leading to university entrance, or two years of Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Medio, vocational training that can lead to Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Superior. The LOE superseded the LOGSE Ley Orgánica de Ordenación General del Sistema Educativo of 1990. The major change was a reduction in humanities subjects in the curriculum, while citizenship classes Educación para la Ciudadanía were introduced. The latter have been controversial in some quarters.