- 1 (journey) viaje (m); (excursion) excursión (f); (outing) salida (f) I'd like to go on a long trip me gustaría hacer un viaje largo a weekend trip to Paris un viaje de fin de semana a París we took a trip down to the coast fuimos de excursión a la costa she's going on a trip to Japan se va de viaje al Japón he's away on a trip está de viaje, ha salido de viaje a trip to the theater una salida or una visita al teatro a trip to the country una excursión or salida al campo a trip to the zoo/dentist una visita al zoológico/dentista enjoy your trip! ¡buen viaje! it took two trips to bring everything over tuvimos ( or tuvieron etc) que hacer dos viajes para traerlo todo
- 2 2.1 (stumble, fall) tropezón (m), traspié (m) 2.2 (attempt to make sb fall) zancadilla (feminine)More example sentences2.3tripwire
- More than 10% of head injuries requiring hospitalisation amongst children come from simple trips and falls when just running around.
- Other topics on the agenda are reducing slips, trips and falls and back injury, preventing at-work road accidents and managing asbestos in buildings.
- The majority of genuine damages claims were for slips, trips and falls.
- 3 [slang/argot] 3.1 (drug-induced) viaje (masculine) [slang/argot], colocón (masculine) [slang/argot], pasón (masculine) (Mexico/México) [slang/argot] to be on a trip estar* en un viaje or tener* un colocón or (in Mexico also/en México también) estar* en un pasón [slang/argot] he's had a bad trip ha hecho un mal viaje [slang/argot] 3.2 (obsession) she's been on a real guilt trip lately le ha dado por sentirse culpable últimamente they've gone on this health food trip les ha dado la manía de la comida sana see also ego tripMore example sentences
- It was a nice article about Walter's hallucinations and drug trips.
- I've seen the mandalas and lights and patterns of delirium and drug trips, watched the shamans in their trances during field research.
- Much as he liked his acid trips, cocaine was not his thing.
- 4 [Electricity/Electricidad] (before noun/delante del nombre) trip switch interruptor (masculine) de desconexión
The deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.
- 1 1.1 (stumble) tropezar* to trip and fall tropezar* y caerse* to trip
on/ oversth tropezar* conalgo they were tripping over themselves to help him se deshacían por ayudarloMore example sentences1.2trip up 1
- Marcy stumbled backwards and tripped over her own foot, falling on her bottom with a thud and nearly toppling over the edge of the rock again.
- But because of my precarious balance I stumbled back, tripped over my own feet and landed on someone's lap.
- Completely taken by surprise, Vincent tripped over the foot and stumbled, falling headlong for the floor.
- 2 (move lightly and easily) (+ adverb complement/+ adverbio predicativo) she tripped along beside him caminaba a su lado con paso airoso or ligero her surname doesn't exactly trip off the tongue su apellido no es muy fácil de pronunciar, que digamos the answer came tripping off his tongue la respuesta le salió automáticamenteMore example sentences
- For the whole day, I ate small bits of food, skipped, tripped, danced and pranced to my next destination, Penepia.
- Kim bounded up the steps first, tripping into the hall.
- Kari restrained herself from running to the counter, and compromised by walk/hopping and tripping.
trip (out)(on drugs) [slang/argot] flipar(se) [slang/argot]More example sentences
- She thinks little of seeking vengeance for wrongs, tripping out on magic mushrooms and, in an especially lovely moment of controlled atmosphere, engaging in a spot of Ouija board shenanigans.
- A friend and I were tripping on an unspecified drug, laughing our heads off, and channel surfing.
- Well to make a long story short she was killed by a drug addict who was tripping on acid.
trip (up)(make stumble — intentionally) hacerle* una zancadilla a, ponerle* or echarle una or la zancadilla a (Spain/España) you tripped her! ¡le hiciste una zancadilla!, ¡le pusiste or echaste la or una zancadilla! (Spain/España) 1.2trip up 2 1.3 (set off) [alarm] activar, hacer* que se dispare fantastic 2 3More example sentences
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- The lift reached the ground floor safely, but the extra weight tripped a brake and cut the power supply.
- If a single atom of the substance decays, it will activate a relay mechanism which trips a hammer.
- When the stop switch is tripped, floor-mounted clamps lock down the pins on the body shell.
- Though this was kind of a good thing, meaning that she wouldn't be falling over and tripping the other people that were also in the car.
- Well anyway, Mandy and I were both running after the ball, and I guess I tripped her or she fell on her own, but she went down.
- He laughed at every fall, and tripped him when he tried to get up.
trip oververb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
- verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio (make mistake) equivocarse*, meter la pata [colloquial/familiar] I tripped up over the dates me equivoqué en las fechas 1.1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento 2.1 (cause to make mistake) hacer* equivocar 2.2trip2 2 1