in snatches

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Definition of in snatches

: for short periods of time sleeping in snatches : in small amounts The plot of the novel came to me in snatches.

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“In snatches.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20snatches. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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