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trip up 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." (stumble, fall)tropezar viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa").
 Sheila tripped up and injured her hip while running to catch a bus.
trip up 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." figurative, informal (make a mistake)equivocarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
 Many foreign students of English trip up on prepositions.
 Muchos estudiantes extranjeros se equivocan con las preposiciones del inglés.
  liarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
 Muchos estudiantes extranjeros se lían con las preposiciones del inglés.
  confundirse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse").
 Muchos estudiantes extranjeros se confunden con las preposiciones del inglés.
trip [sb] up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." (cause to stumble, fall)hacer tropezar loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
 He stuck his leg out as I walked past to trip me up.
 Sacó la pierna cuando iba yo pasando y me hizo tropezar.
trip [sb] up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." figurative, informal (cause to make a mistake)confundir a vtr + prep
  (figurado)marear a vtr + prep
 Double negatives usually trip me up.
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