How to say snap in French snæp

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bruit sec


(the noise of) an act of snapping

There was a loud snap as his pencil broke.

essayer de mordre


(with at ) to make a biting movement, to try to grasp with the teeth

The dog snapped at his ankles.

photo (d'amateur)


a photograph; a snapshot

He wanted to show us his holiday snaps.

(se) casser net (avec un bruit sec)


to break with a sudden sharp noise

He snapped the stick in half; The handle of the cup snapped off.



done, made etc quickly

a snap decision.

(sorte de) jeu de bataille


a kind of simple card game

They were playing snap.

(se) fermer d'un coup sec


to (cause to) make a sudden sharp noise, in moving etc

The lid snapped shut.

dire d'un ton brusque


to speak in a sharp especially angry way

`Mind your own business!' he snapped.

prendre (en photo)


to take a photograph of

He snapped the children playing in the garden.

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