In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1masculine viajefeminine excursiónfeminine salidaI'd like to go on a long trip — me gustaría hacer un viaje largo
- a weekend trip to Paris — un viaje de fin de semana a París
- we took a trip down to the coast — fuimos de excursión a la costa
- she's going on a trip to Japan — se va de viaje al Japón
- he's away on a trip — ha salido de viaje
- a trip to the theater — una salida / una visita al teatro
- a trip to the country — una excursión / salida al campo
- a trip to the zoo/dentist — una visita al zoológico/dentista
- enjoy your trip! — ¡buen viaje!
- it took two trips to bring everything over — tuvimos (or tuvieron etc.) que hacer dos viajes para traerlo todo
2.1(stumble, fall)tropezón masculinetraspié masculine
- Another good practice is teaching children to put their toys safely away on shelves or in a toy chest after playing, to prevent trips and falls.
- Postal workers have enough problems with dog bites and slips, trips, and falls.
- The majority of genuine damages claims were for slips, trips and falls.
- The most common causes of accidents are slips, trips and falls at work and lifting habits which result in back injuries.
- He realized that that fall was not just a regular trip or stumble.
- The reasons can vary from liver illnesses to assaults, trips and falls.
- However, the number of accidents caused by livestock, trips and falls in the farmyard increased.
- Almost a third of injuries are incurred handling, lifting and carrying while slips, trips, and falls cause almost a fifth.
- Make your child aware that leaving backpacks on the floor can cause trips and falls - it's safer to set belongings on chairs or tables.
- More than 10% of head injuries requiring hospitalisation amongst children come from simple trips and falls when just running around.
- Mechanisms of injury included falls, trips or slips, body contact with another person or object, wet/uneven ground and inappropriate footwear.
- The service aims to reduce the number of elderly people who are seriously injured or debilitated by trips and falls in their own homes.
- Many falls result from trips and slips when the impaired balance of an elderly person prevents swift corrective action.
- Until now, medics have not seen an increase in the number of slips, trips and falls.
- Compensation cheats who make fraudulent claims for trips and falls are costing taxpayers millions of pounds.
- The hazard of ‘slips, trips and falls’ is identified but no control measures for that hazard are identified.
- Other topics on the agenda are reducing slips, trips and falls and back injury, preventing at-work road accidents and managing asbestos in buildings.
- Employers and staff who want advice on preventing slips, trips and falls at work can contact the division.
- Slips, trips and falls can happen in almost any industry but for building workers the problem is particularly deadly.
- Slips, trips and falls are a very common cause of accidents with hundreds of thousands of incidents reported each year.
2.2(attempt to make sb fall)zancadilla feminine
3.1slang (drug-induced)viaje masculine slangcolocón masculine slangpasón masculine Mexico slangto be on a trip — estar en un viaje / tener un colocón slang
- he's had a bad trip — ha hecho un mal viaje
- The film shows bad craziness building up through the day: chaotic crowds of people, acid trips and sullen bikers hunched over the stage, drinking beer.
- Good cinema is like a drug trip - you can enter other worlds and escape.
- It was like a psychedelic trip without that messy paranoia business.
- Therefore, there may actually be cognitive similarities between the trips of one LSD user and another.
- Paintings of dogs come to life during drug trips, the sight of which is unintentionally funny.
- It was a nice article about Walter's hallucinations and drug trips.
- The film doesn't stop at intergenerational same-sex relations or drug trips.
- Acid users who have a bad trip often try to physically run away from the experience and can become a danger to themselves, by running into the road for instance.
- Most of the users expected to experience occasional bad trips and considered this a normal risk of tripping.
- It was like emerging from a long meditative trance or an acid trip.
- But he claims his leading inspiration was his own acid trips in the early '80s.
- You don't have to be on an acid trip to experience altered perceptions.
- They're vivid memories of the trip where the tripper can remember what he felt on acid.
- I've seen the mandalas and lights and patterns of delirium and drug trips, watched the shamans in their trances during field research.
- We do not fully realize that falling in love is like a drug trip, an extreme high.
- Her old life meshed oddly with her new, creating so many conflicts Syd felt as if she were on a drug trip.
- My breakdown/enlightenment actually came about as a result of a drug trip.
- Ann describes their relationship in the context of many hallucinogenic experiences, providing the reader a verbal rendering of a variety of drug trips.
- Much as he liked his acid trips, cocaine was not his thing.
- Their performance is so over the top they look like they are in the throes of a hallucinogenic trip.
3.2slang (obsession)she's been on a real guilt trip lately — le ha dado por sentirse culpable últimamente
- they've gone on this health food trip — les ha dado la manía de la comida sana
1.1(stumble)tropezarto trip and fall — tropezar y caerse
- to trip on/over sth — tropezar con algo
- they were tripping over themselves to help him — se deshacían por ayudarlo
- He tripped over his own feet, falling to the floor near us.
- But because of my precarious balance I stumbled back, tripped over my own feet and landed on someone's lap.
- Completely taken by surprise, Vincent tripped over the foot and stumbled, falling headlong for the floor.
- She tripped over the foot of the fire place and fell back.
- I tripped over my feet at the edge of a diving board and belly-flopped into the water.
- Kate was sleeping like a baby on her bed, at least, until I tripped over my own foot and let out a tiny scream.
- However, Philip missed, tripped over a foot stool, and fell face first on the floor.
- The force of her attack caught him off guard and he tripped over his own feet, falling to the ground.
- She tripped over her own feet and fell down the stairs.
- Taken by surprise, I almost tripped over my feet before I started running.
- Nodding, the aide nearly tripped over his own feet in his haste to comply.
- Matt pushed us out the door so fast I almost tripped over my own feet.
- Suddenly, Aurelia came hurrying around the corner and tripped over his foot.
- She tripped over her own foot, falling down the stairs and landing with a loud thud.
- He tripped over his own feet and collapsed on the ground.
- Then he tripped over his own feet and fell flat on his face.
- His foot tripped over a piece of rubble and he went sprawling.
- Just then, she tripped over her own feet and fell on the sidewalk.
- Marcy stumbled backwards and tripped over her own foot, falling on her bottom with a thud and nearly toppling over the edge of the rock again.
- Catching sight of it, she shrieked and tripped over her own feet trying to get away from it.
1.2→ trip up
2(move lightly and easily)she tripped along beside him — caminaba a su lado con paso airoso / ligero
- her surname doesn't exactly trip off the tongue — su apellido no es muy fácil de pronunciar, que digamos
- the answer came tripping off his tongue — la respuesta le salió automáticamente
- For the whole day, I ate small bits of food, skipped, tripped, danced and pranced to my next destination, Penepia.
- Kari restrained herself from running to the counter, and compromised by walk/hopping and tripping.
- Kim bounded up the steps first, tripping into the hall.
3slang(on drugs)flipar(se) slang
- When tripping on mescaline, I often feel as though the world is changing shape all around me.
- His trilogy of plays portrays Christ as a political radical who unwittingly fathers a child during a brief affair and knows the joys of tripping on drugs.
- The drugs hit her fast and she was tripping before we knew what was happening.
- Well to make a long story short she was killed by a drug addict who was tripping on acid.
- He had never tripped on acid before but he imagined that the drug's effects caused the user's imagination to run amok.
- A friend and I were tripping on an unspecified drug, laughing our heads off, and channel surfing.
- I just hope some of this might stimulate the imagination of somebody more able to handle the details than myself, maybe I was just tripping out when all this came to me!
- Have you played chess against someone not tripping while on LSD?
- No one is home but Jane, who thinks that the city is on fire because she is tripping on Benzedrine.
- She thinks little of seeking vengeance for wrongs, tripping out on magic mushrooms and, in an especially lovely moment of controlled atmosphere, engaging in a spot of Ouija board shenanigans.
- LSD didn't mean tripping so much, it was more a universal motto; Love, Sex, Drugs; A Way Of Life.
- If you happen to be tripping on LSD, this may be highly enjoyable.
- Was she near that garage, or was the contact just tripping out on the drugs?
- It sounds like it was made by two people who spent a certain amount of time just tripping out and capturing thoughts and sounds on tape.
1(make stumble intentionally)hacerle una zancadilla aponerle una zancadilla a Spainponerle la zancadilla a Spainecharle una zancadilla a Spainecharle la zancadilla a Spainyou tripped her! — ¡le pusiste / echaste la / una zancadilla! Spain
- Scott yelled in pain but still managed to trip Damon and send him stumbling past him.
- Aidan followed this by tripping Kale, causing him to pathetically fall to the ground.
- He used a walking cane to trip Adam and he fell to the floor and let out a surprised scream as Heather pulled back in fear.
- With a growl, she commenced pursuit of the elf, finally diving, catching him off-guard, and tripping him so both stumbled to the ground.
- She was within striking distance when John suddenly lashed out with his leg, tripping her, and allowing her to fall to the ground.
- He ducked this time, and tripped her, and as she fell her sword fell too.
- He kicked out his leg, tripping Padlin who tumbled into the paddy wagon.
- Nakita tried to get to her feet a few times but the Goblins would always kick her or trip her and make her fall down again.
- As Katherine tried to stand he tripped her and she fell back to the ground again.
- He than tripped me and caused me to fall forward, right on top of him.
- Halfway around the track she was tripped, and she fell into a small puddle while the other girls sprinted ahead unconcerned.
- When she got up to ask the conductor to find her a new seat the man tripped her so that she fell into his lap.
- He laughed at every fall, and tripped him when he tried to get up.
- I kicked out his foot from under him, tripping him and he fell to the ground with a thunk.
- It was enough to trip the robber, who dropped the gun and tumbled into a wall.
- Though this was kind of a good thing, meaning that she wouldn't be falling over and tripping the other people that were also in the car.
- Well anyway, Mandy and I were both running after the ball, and I guess I tripped her or she fell on her own, but she went down.
- She imagined all of it coming out, her tripping them and watching them fall, and then laughing her head off.
- One of her friends tripped the girl, and her books fell out of her hand and papers flew all over the place like small birds trying desperately to gain flight.
- But instead of trying to get away he pushed hard and tripped me so that I fell to the ground and he fell on top of me.
2(cause to make mistake)hacer equivocar
3(set off)(alarm) activar(alarm) hacer que se dispare
- Her knees bent slightly so she could see herself in the mirror and her leg tripped a switch that flicked on the lights.
- Fire exit doors to stairwells, for example, should unlock when a fire alarm is tripped.
- It seemed that an American retreating from the confrontation had tripped the switch on his musket.
- If a single atom of the substance decays, it will activate a relay mechanism which trips a hammer.
- Yet the idea was that if he made any sound over a certain level, he would trip the alarm.
- In the darkened capacity of the enormous factory, they worked quickly to pull off the sabotage without tripping the alarms.
- The alarm was not tripped, and so the Police were not alerted.
- Police were first alerted when a tracker device was tripped at a holiday site in East Yorkshire.
- Sabriel jumped through the now open window, careful not to trip any alarms.
- In operation, when the lever is lowered, the trigger is tripped, dropping the hammer to a safe position against the breech block.
- The lift reached the ground floor safely, but the extra weight tripped a brake and cut the power supply.
- If it is, the mechanism trips a set of latches that attach the crossbar to the window to protect the glass.
- As it turned out, they had now penetrated the inner hatch and still had not tripped an alarm.
- They'll also let you view security cameras in your home if a motion sensor trips the alarm.
- In addition, there are portable tripping devices that can be placed on the track to automatically stop trains by engaging their emergency breaks.
- In our investigations, interference was far more likely to trip a false alarm than it was to fail to detect an apnea.
- If even a single atom of the substance decays during the test period, a relay mechanism will trip a hammer, which will, in turn, break the vial and kill the cat.
- We tripped some kind of alarm, and almost got caught.
- I turned off the machine, then took the sensors off, not wanting to trip an alarm.
- When the stop switch is tripped, floor-mounted clamps lock down the pins on the body shell.
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