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snag

2 verb
     
snag2 past tense and past participle snagged, present participle snagging [transitive]
1 to damage something by getting it stuck on something sharp:
Oh no! I've snagged my stockings.
2 American English informal to succeed in getting something, especially something difficult to get:
I snagged a parking space in the last row.

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