trip

trip
trip1 W2S2 [trıp] n
1.)
a visit to a place that involves a journey, for pleasure or a particular purpose
trip to
Did you enjoy your trip to Disneyland?
trip from
The Palace is only a short trip from here.
business/school/shopping etc trip
a business trip to Japan
Two lucky employees won a round-the-world trip.
coach/boat/bus trip
a boat trip up the Thames
day trip
(=a pleasure trip done in one day)
It's an 80-mile round trip (=a journey to a place and back again) to Exeter.
return trip
(=when you are travelling back to where you started)
I'm afraid you've had a wasted trip (=a trip in which you do not achieve your purpose) Mr Burgess has already left.
go on/take a trip
We're thinking of taking a trip to the mountains.
He was unable to make the trip to accept the award.
see usage notetravel2
2.) informal
the strange mental experiences someone has when they take a drug such as ↑LSD
a bad trip
3.) [singular] AmE informal a person or experience that is amusing and unusual
Julie's such a trip!
4.)
an act of falling as a result of hitting something with your foot
accidents caused by trips or falls
→↑ego trip,guilt trip atguilt1 (4), round trip
trip 2
trip2 v past tense and past participle tripped present participle tripping
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1¦(fall)¦
2¦(make somebody fall)¦
3¦(switch on)¦
4¦(walk/dance)¦
5 trip off the tongue
6¦(drug)¦
7 trip the light fantastic
Phrasal verbs
 trip up
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[Date: 1300-1400; : Old French; Origin: triper]
1.) ¦(FALL)¦ also trip up
to hit something with your foot by accident so that you fall or almost fall
= ↑stumble
He tripped and fell .
trip over
Clary tripped over a cable and broke his foot.
trip on
He tripped on the bottom step.
2.) ¦(MAKE SOMEBODY FALL)¦ [i]also trip up [T]
to make someone fall by putting your foot in front of them when they are moving
Baggio was tripped inside the penalty area.
3.) ¦(SWITCH ON)¦ [T]
to switch on a piece of electrical equipment by accident
An intruder had tripped the alarm.
4.) ¦(WALK/DANCE)¦ [I always + adverb/preposition]
literary to walk, run, or dance with quick light steps
a little girl tripping down the lane
5.) trip off the tongue
to be easy to say or pronounce
Monofluorophosphate! It doesn't exactly trip off the tongue, does it?
6.) ¦(DRUG)¦ also trip out [i]informal
to experience the mental effects of a drug such as ↑LSD
They must have been tripping.
7.) trip the light fantastic
to dance - used humorously
trip up phr v
1.) to make a mistake, or to force someone to make a mistake by tricking them
On his latest album, Kowalski trips up attempting more modern songs.
trip sb<=>up
an attempt to trip up the Prime Minister on policy issues
2.) to hit something with your foot so that you fall, or to make someone do this
trip sb<=>up
He chased the thief, tripped him up, and grabbed the camera.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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