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Present participle for to stumble or fall, usually due to catching one's foot on something
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“I would then trip over my own shoelaces before landing on someone's lap.”
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Present participle for to go on a short journey
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“I would trip through several historic cities during my European vacation.”
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Present participle for to activate (a mechanism), especially by contact with a switch, catch, or other electrical device
“The sensor is able to process the video image and trip an alarm in the event that the images match predefined criteria.”
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(trip up) Present participle for to commit a mistake or error
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“His preparation has been flawless, and it is highly unlikely that he will trip up at any stage.”
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(trip someone up) Present participle for to detect or expose someone in a mistake or inconsistency
“I was determined not to allow the interviewers to trip me up on any perceived lack of knowledge.”
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Present participle for to walk, run, or dance with quick and light steps
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“Kate would trip into the hall with a spring in her step.”
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Present participle for to go or move quickly and lightly over or on a surface or through the air
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Present participle for to move or proceed, especially at a brisk pace
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Present participle for to experience a hallucination
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(of an electrical appliance) Present participle for to stop, or cause to stop, working when a fuse melts
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Present participle for to move rhythmically to music, typically following a set sequence of steps
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Present participle for to switch off or power down (something)
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Present participle for to knock or bring to the ground
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Under the influence of drugs
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Adjective
Fleet, swift, not plodding, capable of running spritely
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