snap

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsnæp/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/snæp/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(snap)


Inflections of 'snap' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
snaps
v 3rd person singular
snapping
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
snapped
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
snapped
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

snap

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. broke the [twig, branch] with a snap
  2. with a snap of his fingers
  3. the snaps on her [coat, jeans, jacket]
  4. her [coat] snaps
  5. missed a snap on your [coat]
  6. Informal: [send in, show, upload] your vacation snaps
  7. eat [ginger, almond, brandy] snaps
  8. a [brief, sudden] cold snap
  9. [answered, replied, responded] with a snap
  10. informal: fixing [cars, computers, machines] is a snap for him!
  11. informal: this is going to be a snap!
  12. informal: put some snap into your [dancing, cooking, teaching]
  13. snap [your fingers, the twig, a branch, the pencil]
  14. snapped her fingers at [him, the dog]
  15. [the twig, the pencil, a branch] snapped
  16. snap [the twig] in half
  17. snap [the twig] to pieces
  18. [the twig] snapped in half
  19. [the twig] snapped to pieces
  20. snapped her [bag, purse, mouth] shut
  21. snap out of [it, a dream, sleep, the recession]
  22. snap to (from sleep)
  23. snap to attention
  24. snapped at [him, the students, her mother]
  25. snap out [a reply, an insult, a complaint]
  26. snapped [a response, an answer] at him
  27. snapped [a response] back at him
  28. the dog snapped at his [heels, ankles, leg]
  29. she [completely, totally, suddenly] snapped
  30. snap a photo
  31. [tourists, cameras, photographers] were snapping
  32. snap up a [bargain, sale]
  33. snap in the [wind, breeze, storm]
  34. the [banners, signs, awnings] snapped
adj
  1. [made, took] a snap decision (to)
  2. made a snap [remark, comment] about
  3. don't come to a snap judgment (about)
  4. [could, might, are likely to] call a snap election
  5. snap- [quilts, sheets, bedding, linen]
  6. snap-button [jeans, pants, jackets]
  7. [decorated, made, sewn] with snap buttons
  8. (it) closes with a snap fastener
  9. (it) has a snap lock
  10. was a snap [course, circuit, test]
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