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tropezar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). (dar un tropezón)stumble vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  fall over vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up."
 El borracho tropezó y se fue de bruces.
 The drunkard stumbled and fell flat on his face.
tropezar con vi + prep (topar con algo) (object in front)bump into, stumble into vi + prep
  (object below)trip over, stumble over vi + prep
 Tropezó con la puerta y se rompió la nariz.
 She bumped into the door and broke her nose.
tropezarse con v prnl + prep (encontrar por casualidad) (meet: [sb] by chance)bump into, run into vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
  (find [sth] by chance)come across, come upon vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
  (solution, idea)hit upon vi + prep
 Me tropecé con Juan en la esquina.
 I bumped into John on the corner.
 
Additional Translations
SpanishEnglish
tropezar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa"). figurado (chocar, interferir)clash with vi + prep
 Creo que mis ideas tropiezan con las de mi jefe.
 I believe my ideas clash with my boss's.
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