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trip

Pronunciation: /trɪp/

Translation of trip in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 (journey) viaje (masculine); (excursion) excursión (feminine); (outing) salida (feminine) 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
  • 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 trip
    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.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-pp-)

  • 1 1.1 (stumble) tropezar* to trip and fall tropezar* y caerse* to trip on/over sth tropezar* con algo they were tripping over themselves to help him se deshacían por ayudarlo 1.2trip up 1
  • 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 automáticamente

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-pp-)

  • 1.1

    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

Phrasal verbs

trip over

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
tropezar* y caerse*

trip up

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 2.2trip 3 1

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