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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishldoce_308_asnapsnap1 /snΓ¦p/ ●●● W3 verb (snapped, snapping) πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 break [intransitive, transitive]BREAK to break with a sudden sharp noise, or to make something do this πŸ”Š A twig snapped under my feet. πŸ”Š The wind snapped branches and power lines.snap (something) off (something) πŸ”Š I snapped the ends off the beans and dropped them into a bowl.snap (something) in two/in half (=break into two pieces) πŸ”Š The teacher snapped the chalk in two and gave me a piece.β–Ί see thesaurus at break2 move into position [intransitive, transitive always + adverb/preposition]XX to move into a particular position suddenly, making a short sharp noise, or to make something move like thissnap together/back etc πŸ”Š The pieces just snap together like this. πŸ”Š The policeman snapped the handcuffs around her wrist.snap (something) open/shut πŸ”Š She snapped her briefcase shut.3 say something angrily [intransitive, transitive]ANGRY to say something quickly in an angry way πŸ”Š β€˜What do you want?’ Mike snapped.snap at πŸ”Š He snapped at Walter for no reason.4 become angry/anxious etc [intransitive]CONTROL# to suddenly stop being able to control your anger, anxiety, or other feelings in a difficult situation πŸ”Š The stress began to get to her, and one morning she just snapped. πŸ”Š Something inside him snapped, and he hit her.5 animal [intransitive]BITE if an animal such as a dog snaps, it tries to bite yousnap at πŸ”Š The dog started snapping at my heels.6 photograph [intransitive, transitive] informalTCPPICTURE to take a photograph πŸ”Š Dave snapped a picture of me and Sonia.7 β†’ snap your fingers8 β†’ snap to it9 stop [transitive] American English to end a series of events – used especially in newspapers πŸ”Š The Rockets snapped a seven-game losing streak by beating Portland.10 β†’ snap to attention β†’ snap-on β†’ snap on/off β†’ snap out of something β†’ snap somebody/something ↔ upβ†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
snapβ€’ "Can't you see I'm eating?" Mattie snapped.β€’ When he hit me across the face, I just snapped.β€’ As the pounding got louder and louder, suddenly Christine snapped.β€’ Her twig-thin legs seemed fit to snap.β€’ Charlotte's patience suddenly snapped.β€’ Cheaper versions are made of metal that could rust and snap.β€’ Mel snapped a picture with his pocket camera.β€’ The Rockets finally snapped a seven-game losing streak by defeating Portland.β€’ Melanie Smithson, who is accused of murdering her husband, has claimed that she snapped after years of violence and abuse.β€’ Leroy finally snapped and attacked his tormentors.β€’ The nurse snapped her fingers, and they sprang into motion.β€’ He accidentally snapped his putter in half during one tournament.β€’ As soon as the ball was snapped, I took off after them.β€’ Power lines snapped in the high winds.β€’ One hundred feet up it snapped into full canopy.β€’ The tip of the Christmas tree snapped off when it fell.β€’ Sliding them on to the desk, she snapped open her briefcase and took out her calculator.β€’ High winds snapped power lines in the city, leaving more than 9000 people without power.β€’ The cops snapped the handcuffs back onto the prisoner.β€’ But the actors snap the movie back to life with sharply observed emotion.β€’ And then holding the cigarette in front of his face he snapped the tip like some breaker of bread.β€’ He hit a rock and snapped the truck's axle.β€’ A twig snapped under his foot.β€’ One of the strings on my guitar snapped when I was tuning it.snap (something) off (something)β€’ Bernice took a few moments break from her search to reach up and snap it off.β€’ Suddenly the top of the cage snapped clean off.β€’ Would the wind snap the roof off?β€’ Then snap punch off the front fist into the opponent's face.β€’ He hit a low, snap duck-hook off the tee, which I have very seldom ever seen him do.β€’ The gusts are becoming malevolent, snapping the heads off the waves like daisies.β€’ There's no need to snap my head off this early in the morning.snap (something) open/shutβ€’ He took his gold watch out of his waistcoat pocket and snapped it open.β€’ Goldie, replete, snaps her eyes shut and is soon snoring.β€’ Cocking her head, she snapped the fan shut and pointed it at him.β€’ A police officer grabbed the phone, snapped it shut and searched Mauss.β€’ Once, in a moment of despair, he snapped his Bible shut and squashed them to a paste.β€’ With a small exclamation she snapped the book shut, but before she could get to her feet Marc glanced up.β€’ A couple of wires in his damaged wing snapped, dashing open the fabric.β€’ There's not a huge level of power available-you can snap the throttle open without feeling intimidated.snap atβ€’ Sean came running around the corner of the house with a small dog snapping at his heels.β€’ Pitino snapped at one reporter who approached him after the game.β€’ Every time your puppy snaps at someone, give him a smack on the butt with a rolled up newspaper.β€’ Ginger was snapping at their heels.Something ... snappedβ€’ And finally, something inside me snapped.β€’ And the night of the murder something snapped.β€’ Something snapped in him and he hit her.β€’ I have no time for people who lose their temper with animals but something snapped in my mind then.β€’ Then something snapped inside him; all the choked up hatred he had for Luke suddenly spewed out.β€’ And then something snapped inside the little cook.