snap it up

snap up

To purchase or acquire something quickly before anyone else has the chance. A noun or pronoun can be used between "snap" and "up." During the Black Friday sales, customers rush through stores snapping merchandise up at incredibly low prices. The corporation has been snapping up smaller startup companies to broaden its range of products and services.
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snap it up

Inf. Hurry up! John: Come on, Fred. Snap it up! Fred: I'm hurrying! I'm hurrying! Sally: Snap it up! You're going to make us late. John: That's exactly what I had in mind.
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