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phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/they
he/she/ittrips up
present participletripping up
past tensetripped up
past participletripped up

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  1. 1
    to make a mistake, or to cause someone to make a mistake

    The tests are designed to trip you up.

    trip up on:

    I tripped up on a couple of questions.

  2. 2
    same as trip2 (sense 1)

    I tripped up when I was running after the dog.

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when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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