Translation of trip in Spanish:
- 1 (journey)(excursion)(outing)I'd like to go on a long tripa weekend trip to Parisme gustaría hacer un viaje largowe took a trip down to the coastun viaje de fin de semana a Parísshe's going on a trip to Japanfuimos de excursión a la costahe's away on a tripse va de viaje al Japóna trip to the theaterestá de viajeha salido de viajea trip to the countryuna salida or una visita al teatroa trip to the zoo/dentistuna excursión or salida al campoenjoy your trip! it took two trips to bring everything overuna visita al zoológico/dentistatuvimos ( or tuvieron etc) que hacer dos viajes para traerlo todo
- 2 2.1 (stumble, fall) 2.2 (attempt to make somebody fall)Example sentences2.3→ tripwire
- 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] 3.1 (drug-induced) to be on a triphe's had a bad tripestar en un viaje or tener un colocón or (in Mexico also) estar en un pasón [slang]3.2 (obsession) See examples: she's been on a real guilt trip latelyha hecho un mal viaje [slang]they've gone on this health food triple ha dado por sentirse culpable últimamentesee also → ego triples ha dado la manía de la comida sanaExample 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 -pp-
- 1 1.1 (stumble) to trip and fallto triptropezar y caerse
on/ oversomethingthey were tripping over themselves to help himtropezar conalgo1.2→ trip up 1se deshacían por ayudarloExample sentences
- 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) she tripped along beside himher surname doesn't exactly trip off the tonguecaminaba a su lado con paso airoso or ligerothe answer came tripping off his tonguesu apellido no es muy fácil de pronunciar, que digamosla respuesta le salió automáticamenteExample 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.
- 3 (on drugs) [slang]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.
transitive verb -pp-
- 1.1 (make stumble — intentionally)you tripped her!hacerle una zancadilla aponerle or echarle una or la zancadilla a (Spain)1.2→ trip up 2 1.3 (set off)¡le hiciste una zancadilla!¡le pusiste or echaste la or una zancadilla! (Spain)(alarm)hacer que se dispareExample sentences
- 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.
- 1verb + adverb (make mistake)
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