“I dream of returning to Gucci,” she said in hopes of snagging a job at the Italian fashion house.
Jakoś to będzie, the pilot probably said to himself, before missing the runway and snagging treetops near the Smolensk airport.
This did not, however, stop her from snagging, at the age of 17, an older geezer named Blavatsky.
Realizing that much valuable time was being wasted, Penny slid down from the tree, snagging a stocking in the process.
It will be observed that nearly one-half the known losses on the upper river between 1823 and 1863 were the result of snagging.
Almost half of this sum was required for snagging operations alone.
"Yes, you sure are, when it comes to snagging the odd piece of pie," Dawson said with a grin.
It is found in shallow water and near the mouths of the creeks, and the Indians have a way of "snagging" them in.
These are the people who suffer in cases of snagging and collision, &c.
1570s, "stump of a tree, branch," of Scandinavian origin, cf. Old Norse snagi "clothes peg," snaga "a kind of ax," snag-hyrndr "snag-cornered, with sharp points." The ground sense seems to be "a sharp protuberance." The meaning "sharp or jagged projection" is first recorded 1580s; especially "tree or branch in water and partly near the surface, so as to be dangerous to navigation" (1807). The figurative meaning "obstacle, impediment" is from 1829.
"be caught on an impediment," 1807, from snag (n.). Originally in American English, often in reference to steamboats caught on branches and stumps lodged in riverbeds. Of fabric, from 1967. The transitive meaning "to catch, steal, pick up" is U.S. colloquial, attested from 1895. Related: Snagged; snagging.