snap up

phrasal verb
snapped up; snapping up; snaps up

Definition of snap up

: to buy or take (something or someone) quickly or eagerly Shoppers came to the store to snap up bargains after the holidays. The company is hiring. When they see your work history, they'll snap you up!

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“Snap up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/snap%20up. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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