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  1. trip, trip-up, stumble, misstep(verb)

    an unintentional but embarrassing blunder

    "he recited the whole poem without a single trip"; "he arranged his robes to avoid a trip-up later"; "confusion caused his unfortunate misstep"

    Synonyms:
    tripper, misstep, lurch, stumble, slip, trip, stagger, head trip

  2. trip up, catch(verb)

    detect a blunder or misstep

    "The reporter tripped up the senator"

    Synonyms:
    beguile, watch, enamour, view, catch up with, overhear, see, capture, captivate, trip up, hitch, take hold of, trip, charm, entrance, catch, bewitch, take in, slip up, overtake, becharm, get, grab, trance, enchant, pick up, enamor, arrest, fascinate, stumble

  3. trip, trip up(verb)

    cause to stumble

    "The questions on the test tripped him up"

    Synonyms:
    jaunt, slip up, turn on, actuate, trip up, spark off, trip, get off, catch, spark, touch off, trip out, trigger, activate, trigger off, travel, set off, stumble

  4. stumble, slip up, trip up(verb)

    make an error

    "She slipped up and revealed the name"

    Synonyms:
    slip up, bumble, trip, trip up, hit, catch, stumble, falter

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How to use trip-up in a sentence?

  1. Mitch McConnell:

    During her tenure as ambassador to Canada, Americas relationship with our northern neighbor was tested, a number of challenging policy hurdles threatened to trip up progress on several important issues, including trade negotiations. But by all accounts, Ambassador Crafts involvement led to greater cooperation.

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  1. trip-up

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