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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of trip.

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Examples

  • The term tripped on my tongue, but I felt a warm sensation inside as I said it.

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  • The term tripped on my tongue, but I felt a warm sensation inside as I said it.

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  • On the next play, Berlin tripped over a lineman's foot and fell to the rain-slicked artificial turf.

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  • The 13th game again tripped up the Blue Devils, who suffered a memorable 77-76 loss to Florida State in their

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  • The name tripped from his tongue as pleasingly as the rainbow sphere delighted his eye.

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  • Mrs. Lightmark! the phrase tripped easily from his tongue when he mentioned it at dinner to his neighbour, Mrs. Engel, to whom the persons were known.

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  • The money, of course, had made a difference, -- he was too honest not to own it -- but not till afterward, he declared -- would have declared on his honour, but that the word tripped him up, and sent a flush to his forehead.

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  • If you invited him to beer and barbecue, you'd expect him to spend his time telling stupid stories about this one time he and some other fellas went huntin 'and ol' what's his name tripped over a pile of cow crap and nearly blew Dick Cheney's big toe off.

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  • If you invited him to beer and barbecue, you'd expect him to spend his time telling stupid stories about this one time he and some other fellas went huntin 'and ol' what's his name tripped over a pile of cow cr*p and nearly blew Dick Cheney's big toe off.

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  • I think your brain tripped … AND ITS AWESOME AND HILLARIOUS!

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