Snap up – English Phrasal verb – Online English Lessons

To snap up something (or snap something up) is to acquire or buy it quickly because it is exactly what you want, or it is very cheap.

Examples of use:

1. Customers snap up Apple’s iPad in New York.

2. The new houses have been snapped up by local families.

3. These apples were very cheap so I snapped up three bags of them.

infinitive
snap up
present simple
snap up and snaps up
-ing form
snapping up
past simple
snapped up
past participle
snapped up

Can you think of any ways to use the phrasal verb ‘snap up‘ in a sentence?

Is there anything you have snapped up in a sale? Is there anything you would like to snap up in a sale?

Practise writing one or two sentences in your notebook, or add them as a comment on this blog post.

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