A highway construction project might create a snag for people who are driving through the area.
Weather-related problems cause a snag for air travelers.
There’s a snag in her sweater.
That’s just a little snag. It’s easily fixed.
When used as a verb, the word "snag" indicates that something has accidentally latched onto another thing and ripped. Clothing such as a shirt, a sweater, or pants are damaged when brushing up against an object.
Her sweater got snagged on a nail.
A small area of the couch got snagged on the door as it was moved into the house.
Debris moving downstream was snagged by a tree that had fallen into the river.
I was lucky enough to snag a few tickets to the World Series. (Sometimes "snag" is used when discovering something by luck.)
His sweater got snagged as he was walking
through the woods.
Note: Don’t say this word too quickly; otherwise, it will sound like the word "snack."