German-English translation for "wegschnappen"

"wegschnappen" English translation

wegschnappen
[ˈvɛk-]transitives Verb | transitive verb v/t <trennbar | separabletrennb; -ge-; h>

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  • jemandem etwas wegschnappen figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig umgangssprachlich | familiar, informalumg
    to takeetwas | something sth fromjemand | somebody sb
    jemandem etwas wegschnappen figurativ, in übertragenem Sinn | figurative(ly)fig umgangssprachlich | familiar, informalumg
  • er hat mir den Preis vor der Nase weggeschnappt
    he took the prize from under my (very) nose
    er hat mir den Preis vor der Nase weggeschnappt
  • er hat ihm sein Mädchen weggeschnappt
    he has pinched his girl
    er hat ihm sein Mädchen weggeschnappt
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jemandem den besten Brocken wegschnappen
to snap up the best bits from under sb’s nose
jemandem den besten Brocken wegschnappen
jemandem etwas vor der Nase wegschnappen
to takeetwas | something sth away from under sb’s nose
jemandem etwas vor der Nase wegschnappen
jemandem einen fetten Bissen wegschnappen
to snatch a lucrative deal away fromjemand | somebody sb
jemandem einen fetten Bissen wegschnappen

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