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English verb: trip up

1. trip up (cognition) detect a blunder or misstep


SamplesThe reporter tripped up the senator.


Synonymscatch


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)discover, find out, get a line, get wind, get word, hear, learn, pick up, see

2. trip up (motion) cause to stumble


SamplesThe questions on the test tripped him up.


Synonymstrip


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Causestumble, trip

3. trip up (cognition) make an error


SamplesShe slipped up and revealed the name.


Synonymsslip up, stumble


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)err, mistake, slip









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