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snare
American English: /snɛr/
British English: /snɛː/

Translation of snare in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 1.1 (to catch animals)
    Example sentences
    • Most poachers used silent and invisible methods such as wire snares and jaw traps to capture their quarry, be it deer or tigers.
    • How many snares would a single hunter set in the forest?
    • In her diary entry for 4 June 1832, Sally Brown noted catching two partridges, probably using snares.
    1.2 (ploy, plan) it's just a snare and a delusion
    no es más que un engaño
    Example sentences
    • Be our defense against the wickedness and snares of the devil.
    • Artists have been consciously aware for a very long time of the conflict between aesthetic image and reality and the fact that this conflict poses a specific set of contradictions, difficulties and potential snares.
    • Perhaps, if those children received help at this early stage, they might not fall permanently into the vicious snare of shyness which can leave adults, like Lynne Crawford, reflecting sadly on a life of missed opportunities.

transitive verb

  • (rabbit/bird)
    atrapar
    how did he manage to snare such a pretty wife?
    ¿cómo pudo cazar or atrapar a una mujer tan bonita?
    Example sentences
    • Concerned fishermen put pilchard bait on a rock, snared the bird and cut the nylon away.
    • Paying no attention, other men were trying to snare birds with their shirts.
    • They used a quad bike and a hurling net to snare the pig who had captured the front page readers for the past three weeks.

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