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English verb: trip up

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

SamplesThe reporter tripped up the senator.


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.


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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