trip


trip
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noun ⇨ See also ↑journey
ADJECTIVE
extended, long
brief, little, quick, short
day, overnight, weekend, week-long

We went on a day trip to the beach.

four-day, two-week, etc.
frequent, occasional, rare, regular

He makes frequent trips to Poland.

annual, weekly, etc.
forthcoming (esp. BrE), upcoming (esp. AmE)
fantastic, good, great, nice, pleasant
safe

Well, have a safe trip back!

successful, worthwhile

The food alone made the trip worthwhile.

memorable
dream

her dream trip to New Zealand

uneventful

The rest of our trip was uneventful.

special

Don't make a special trip just to get my newspaper.

free

The first prize is a free trip to New York.

return, round

From São Paulo to Rio and back is a round trip of five hundred miles.

foreign, overseas
round-the-world, world (both esp. BrE)
European, Korean, etc.
away (BrE, sports)

In their last two away trips, Everton were defeated by Spurs.

boat, bus, coach (BrE), train, etc.
bicycle, bike (informal), cycle (BrE)
road

He set off on a road trip from Rhode Island to California.

business, camping, fishing, golf, hunting, pleasure, shopping, sightseeing, etc.
school

a school trip to Washington, DC

field

a geography field trip to study a limestone landscape

a field trip to the Science Museum (AmE)

family
study
VERB + TRIP
be (away) on, do, go on, make, take

She's away on a business trip.

From here visitors can take a boat trip along the coast.

have

Did you have a good trip?

come back from, return from
be back from

He's just back from a trip to Alaska.

complete

They are hoping to complete the trip in four days.

arrange, organize, plan
book
cancel
extend
cut short

I had to cut short my trip when my wallet was stolen.

enjoy

Enjoy your trip!

survive
PREPOSITION
on trip

My wife is away on a business trip.

trip by

a five-minute trip by taxi

trip to

a trip to Tokyo

PHRASES
a trip abroad (esp. BrE)

My last trip abroad was two years ago.

the trip home

The trip home took us five hours!

the trip of a lifetime

They saved for years for their trip of a lifetime to Hawaii.

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verb
1 knock your foot on sth and fall
ADVERB
accidentally
almost, nearly
over, up (BrE)

One of the boys tripped over and crashed into a tree.

Be careful or you'll trip up.

PREPOSITION
on

She tripped on the loose stones.

over

I nearly tripped over the cat.

PHRASES
trip and fall

Don't leave toys on stairs where someone could trip and fall.

2 walk lightly
ADVERB
lightly
out
PREPOSITION
along

She went tripping along the path.

down

She came tripping lightly down the stairs.

up
PHRASES
come tripping
Trip is used with these nouns as the object: ↑alarm

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