snap


snap
01. The hurricane force winds [snapped] the telephone poles like they were matchsticks.
02. It is considered impolite to [snap] your fingers at a waiter or waitress in this country.
03. She closed her suitcase with a [snap], and went out to the car.
04. Be careful of that dog. I tried to pet him, and he [snapped] at me.
05. Little Vlado [snapped] the arms and legs off his Buzz Lightyear action figure.
06. Branches [snapped] under our feet as we walked through the bush.
07. Sandra is in a bad mood. I just asked her why she wasn't coming to the party, and she [snapped] at me.
08. She was really stressed for a while and then she just [snapped] and starting screaming and throwing things around the office.
09. The dog [snapped] at my neighbor's son and almost bit him.
10. The little boy couldn't do up the [snaps] on his winter jacket so the teacher helped him.
11. The guys were [snapping] their fingers in time to the music.
12. When I asked her if she wanted some help, she [snapped] at me and then ran crying out of the room.
13. I heard a loud [snap] and then the branch fell on my head.
14. She [snapped] her book shut and put it in her bag.
15. The door of the car [snapped] shut when I got out to put a letter in the mailbox.
16. The poles for the tent are very easy to [snap] into position.
17. Grandma is generally quite patient, but her self-control [snapped] on Sunday when the children started fighting and knocked over her china cabinet.
18. He sat at the table, [snapping] his fingers in time to the music.
19. The policeman completely [snapped] when he saw his partner lying dead in the alley.
20. The little girl was very proud because she was able to do up the [snaps] on her sweater all by herself.
21. Barracudas are fierce hunters, [snapping] up other fish.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Snap — may refer to any of the following: * Snap (fingers), snapping one s fingersScience/Technology/Engineering: * S Nitroso N acetylpenicillamine, a biochemical reagent * SNAP 25, in molecular biology, soluble n ethyl maleimide sensitive attachment… …   Wikipedia

  • SNAP-25 — (synaptosome associated protein of 25,000 daltons) is a membrane bound protein anchored to the cytosolic face of membranes via palmitoyl side chains in the middle of the molecule. SNAP 25 is a Q SNARE protein contributing two α helices in the… …   Wikipedia

  • snap — [snap] vi. snapped, snapping [< MDu or MLowG snappen, akin to Ger schnappen < Gmc base * snab ] 1. to bring the jaws together sharply; bite suddenly: often with at [a fish snaps at bait] 2. to snatch or grasp quickly or eagerly: with at [to …   English World dictionary

  • Snap — Snap, n. [Cf. D. snap a snatching. See {Snap}, v. t.] 1. A sudden breaking or rupture of any substance. [1913 Webster] 2. A sudden, eager bite; a sudden seizing, or effort to seize, as with the teeth. [1913 Webster] 3. A sudden, sharp motion or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Snap-on — (NYSE|SNA) is a leading U.S. designer, manufacturer and marketer of tools and equipment to professional tool users. It was founded in 1920. Snap on is located in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and employs approximately 11,500 people worldwide. The company… …   Wikipedia

  • Snap! — est un groupe culte de la musique électronique des années 1990. Créé par les allemands Michael Münzing (alias Benito Benites) et Luca Anzilotti (alias John Virgo Garrett III) en 1989. Snap est surtout connu pour son titre Rhythm is a dancer,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Snap — Snap, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Snapped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Snapping}.] [LG. or D. snappen to snap up, to snatch; akin to G. schnappen, MHG. snaben, Dan. snappe, and to D. snavel beak, bill. Cf. {Neb}, {Snaffle}, n.] 1. To break at once; to break short …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • snap — [snæp] verb snapped PTandPPX snapping PRESPARTX snap up phrasal verb [transitive] 1. snap something → up to buy something immediately, especially because it is very cheap: • If you see a computer for under £400, you should snap it up …   Financial and business terms

  • Snap! — Datos generales Origen Alemania Información artística …   Wikipedia Español

  • snap to it — mainly spoken phrase used for telling someone to do something immediately Thesaurus: ways of telling someone to hurrysynonym Main entry: snap * * * snap to it informal : to start working harder or more quickly You ll have to snap to it if you… …   Useful english dictionary

  • snap — ► VERB (snapped, snapping) 1) break with a sharp cracking sound. 2) (of an animal) make a sudden audible bite. 3) open or close with a brisk movement or sharp sound. 4) (snap up) quickly secure (something that is in short supply). 5) sud …   English terms dictionary