There are 2 translations of snatch in Spanish:

snatch1

Pronunciation: /snætʃ/

vt

  • 1 1.1 (grab) he snatched (up) the case and ran out agarró or (especially Spain/especialmente España) cogió rápidamente la maleta y salió corriendo he snatched the child to safety agarró al niño y lo puso a salvo she snatched the letter out of my hand me arrancó la carta de las manos to snatch sth from sb arrebatarle algo a algn he snatched the letter from me me arrebató la carta, me quitó la carta de un manotazo
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    • ‘She'll take them,’ R'kar said quickly, snatching the mug of water and the pills from Trakk before all hell could break loose.
    • They caught up with him, dragged him, snatched the money box and started beating him up.
    • Sheng attempted to snatch his licence back tearing its plastic cover in the process and refused to sign the ticket.
    1.2 (steal) [colloquial, journalese/familiar, lenguaje periodístico] robar (arrebatando) my case was snatched me robaron la maleta de un tirón or (Latin America except Southern Cone/América Latina excepto Cono Sur) de un jalón 1.3 (kidnap) [journalese/lenguaje periodístico] secuestrar, raptar
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    • Police still searching for the masked robbers who snatched the national treasures.
    • The thief snatched the van's keys from a postman at 9.45 am in Wimborne Avenue, St Paul's Cray.
    • A thief on a motorbike snatched a handbag, containing £100, from an elderly woman.
  • 2 2.1 (take hurriedly) he snatched forty winks during the sermon se echó una cabezadita durante el sermón I'll try and snatch a bite to eat between meetings trataré de comerme algo rápidamente entre una reunión y la otra they snatched a kiss aprovecharon para besarse she snatched the opportunity no dejó pasar la oportunidad, aprovechó la oportunidad sin titubear 2.2 [victory] hacerse* con; [goal] meter to snatch the lead tomar la delantera he snatched the job from under my nose me quitó el trabajo en mis propias narices
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    • The stunning victory has shot Yorkshire up into third place and given them an outside chance of snatching the title but it left Lancashire firmly nailed to the bottom of the table with relegation now looking unavoidable.
    • Jason Enright did have a chance of snatching a late equaliser but his effort from 40 metres and a difficult angle sailed wide of the posts as the final whistle greeted the kick-out.
    • A Coleraine win was probably never in doubt, but the more Newry held them out in the cold and blustery conditions, the more Ralph felt they had a chance of snatching a point.

vi

  • arrebatar you mustn't snatch no debes arrebatar, no debes quitar las cosas de mala manerato snatch at sth he snatched at the keys trató de agarrar or (especially Spain/especialmente España) de coger las llaves to snatch at a chance aprovechar una ocasión

Phrasal verbs

snatch away

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento

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There are 2 translations of snatch in Spanish:

snatch2

n

  • 1 1.1 (grab) to make a snatch at sth tratar de agarrar or (especially Spain/especialmente España) coger algo
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    • There was a distinct element of evil in his grin as he ripped the plaster off in one quick snatch, taking a few small but exceedingly painful hairs with it.
    • A break from John Williams following a snatch from the scrum by Rick Greenwood near the Silsden posts caught Emley on the back foot.
    1.2 (robbery) (British English/inglés británico) [journalese/lenguaje periodístico], robo (masculine)
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    • Following a number of assaults, bag snatches and break-ins, the manager of the complex, David Peters, organised patrols of the area by uniformed private security guards.
    • Victim Support gives practical help and emotional support to victims of crime, from handbag snatches to burglaries, rape and killings.
    • Police will launch a six-month crackdown on street crime on Monday to cut muggings and phone and bag snatches in Kingston.
    1.3 (kidnapping) [journalese/lenguaje periodístico] secuestro (masculine), rapto (masculine) 1.4 (in weightlifting) arrancada (feminine)
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    • We did a lot of power movements, like cleans, squats, snatches, deadlifts and bench presses.
    • To execute the snatch, lift a weight off the floor and overhead in one smooth movement.
    • For six weeks, include higher-rep snatches, cleans and squats in your weight training.
  • 2 2.1 (fragment) fragmento (masculine) I could only hear snatches of their conversation solo oía fragmentos de su conversación I heard a snatch of melody oí unos compases 2.2 (brief spell) rato (masculine) to sleep in snatches dormir* (de) a ratos I did my shopping in snatches fui haciendo las compras poco a poco
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    • During these lessons, he came to know, between songs, in snatches of conversation, that Mr. Chatterjee had got his two-year extension at the helm of the company.
    • I was sitting on the desk staring out the window at the lights of Mainport and humming disjointed snatches of dimly remembered songs.
    • Bernie came across Overheard in Dublin, a site where readers send in snatches of conversation caught around town.

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Word of the day temple
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tempering …
Cultural fact of the day

Pulque is a thick, white, Mexican alcoholic drink made from fermented maguey juice; the sacred drink of the Aztecs. It is drunk without being aged, sometimes with added fruit or vegetable juice. Pulquerías are bars where it is drunk.