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n., v. tripped, trip•ping. n.
Tripa flock or troop; a brood or litter.
journey trip voyage excursion
A journey is the process of travelling from one place to another by land, air, or sea.
A trip is the process of travelling from one place to another, staying there, usually for a short time, and coming back again.
A voyage is a long journey from one place to another in a ship or spacecraft.
An excursion is a short trip made either as a tourist or in order to do a particular thing.
You make or go on a journey.
You take or go on a trip.
You make a voyage.
You go on an excursion.
Don't use 'do' with any of these words. Don't say, for example, 'We did a bus trip'.
Past participle: tripped
|Noun||1.||trip - a journey for some purpose (usually including the return); "he took a trip to the shopping center"|
flight - a scheduled trip by plane between designated airports; "I took the noon flight to Chicago"
junket - a trip taken by an official at public expense
round trip - a trip to some place and back again
run - a regular trip; "the ship made its run in record time"
run - a short trip; "take a run into town"
trek - any long and difficult trip
errand - a short trip that is taken in the performance of a necessary task or mission
service call - a trip made by a repairman to visit the location of something in need of service
|2.||trip - a hallucinatory experience induced by drugs; "an acid trip"|
hallucination - illusory perception; a common symptom of severe mental disorder
|3.||trip - an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall; "he blamed his slip on the ice"; "the jolt caused many slips and a few spills"|
|4.||trip - an exciting or stimulating experience|
experience - an event as apprehended; "a surprising experience"; "that painful experience certainly got our attention"
|5.||trip - a catch mechanism that acts as a switch; "the pressure activates the tripper and releases the water"|
|6.||trip - a light or nimble tread; "he heard the trip of women's feet overhead"|
step - the act of changing location by raising the foot and setting it down; "he walked with unsteady steps"
|7.||trip - an unintentional but embarrassing blunder; "he recited the whole poem without a single trip"; "he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later"; "confusion caused his unfortunate misstep"|
|Verb||1.||trip - miss a step and fall or nearly fall; "She stumbled over the tree root"|
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
founder - stumble and nearly fall; "the horses foundered"
|2.||trip - cause to stumble; "The questions on the test tripped him up"|
|3.||trip - make a trip for pleasure |
commute - travel back and forth regularly, as between one's place of work and home
peregrinate - travel around, through, or over, especially on foot; "peregrinate the bridge"
|4.||trip - put in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits"|
|5.||trip - get high, stoned, or drugged; "He trips every weekend"|
it's her first trip abroad → es su primer viaje al extranjero
it's a 100-mile trip → es un recorrido or un viaje de 100 millas
she's planning a trip round the world → está planeando hacer un viaje por todo el mundo
a trip to the park/seaside → una excursión or una salida al parque/a la playa
a trip to the cinema → una visita or una salida al cine
a trip to the doctor → una visita al médico
boat trip → paseo m or excursión f en barco
fishing trip → excursión f de pesca
to make a trip we made a trip into town → fuimos a la ciudad
he made several trips to the toilet → fue varias veces al servicio
she went on a trip to Tasmania → (se) fue de viaje a Tasmania
he's away on a trip → está de viaje
school trip → excursión f del colegio
shopping trip → visita f a las tiendas
to take a trip they took a trip to York → fueron de excursión a York
they took a trip to Canada → (se) fueron de viaje a Canadá
take a trip to your local library → hágale una visita a la biblioteca de su barrio, visite la biblioteca de su barrio
weekend trip → viaje m de fin de semana
to take a trip down memory lane → revivir el pasado
see also business, coach, day, field, round
acid trip → viaje m de ácido
she had a bad trip → tuvo un mal viaje
see also ego, guilt
he brought the other player down with a trip → hizo caer al otro jugador con una zancadilla
he tripped and fell → tropezó y se cayó al suelo
to trip on/over sth → tropezar con algo
see also trip over
to trip along; go tripping along → ir con paso ligero
to trip off the tongue it doesn't exactly trip off the tongue → no se puede decir que sea fácil de pronunciar
the formula came tripping off his tongue → pronunció la fórmula con la mayor facilidad
see also tongue A1
he tried to trip me → intentó ponerme or echarme la zancadilla
don't leave things on the stairs where they may trip you → no deje cosas en las escaleras donde se pueda tropezar
see also trip up B2
he tripped over and fell flat on his face → tropezó y cayó de bruces
he tripped over a wire → tropezó or se tropezó con un cable
she tripped over her own feet → se tropezó con sus propios pies
to trip over one another to do sth (fig) → darse de tortas por hacer algo
have a good trip! → bon voyage!
to go on a trip → faire un voyage
We went on a trip to the Lake District
BUT Nous sommes allés dans le Lake District.
a day trip → une excursion d'une journée
a business trip → un voyage d'affaires
a school trip → un voyage scolaire
power trip → délire mégalo
nostalgia trip → délire nostalgique, trip nostalgique
guilt trip → sentiment coupable
(away) on a trip → in viaggio
to take a trip → fare un viaggio
she does 3 trips to Milan a week → va a Milano 3 volte alla settimana
I've made 2 trips to the shops already → sono già andata 2 volte a far la spesa