snag

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsnæg/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/snæg/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(snag)


Inflections of 'snag' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
snags
v 3rd person singular
snagging
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
snagged
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
snagged
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

snag

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [sharp, dangerous, prickly, protruding] snag
  2. [metal, branch, thorn, wood, fingernail] snags
  3. a snag in the [skirt, dress, seam, fabric]
  4. caught my [coat, sleeve, shirt, pants] on a snag
  5. my [coat] got caught on a snag
  6. has been a snag in the plan
  7. have run into several snags along the way
  8. snags in the [woods, forest]
  9. the [bird, eagle] was perched on the snag
v
  1. snag a [coat, tail, shirt, sleeve] (on)
  2. the [coat] snagged on the [branch, tree, handle]
  3. the [branches] snagged his [coat]
  4. snagged at her [purse, wallet, handbag]
  5. the [thief, pickpocket, mugger] snagged her [purse]
  6. snagged [the money, his phone] from his pocket
  7. UK: [he, the boss] snagged my [efforts, suggestions, ideas]
  8. the [cable, line, wire] snagged
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