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tripping over

noun as in serendipity

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Here, indecency reigns, with residents of these rival neighborhoods tripping over one another to broadcast their racism.

The conservative ranks are so flush with outsiders and fringe groups that they end up tripping over one another.

A curvy woman, dressed entirely in black, gingerly ambles down the stairs, nearly tripping over the bottom step.

Since Anonymous actually does pull off legitimate hacks on occasion, journalists are tripping over themselves to break them.

After tripping over his words in every other debate, Perry sounds very smooth here.

Just in the nick of time the ladder was run out, and Mr Sparks tripping over it, fell violently to the ground.

By the time he had fetched his stick, Grimalkin, tripping over his burden, had almost gained the bushes.

When tripping over the pavement, a lady should gracefully raise her dress a little above her ankle.

Jack rushed after him, nearly tripping over the spurs on her riding boots.

Five little strokes, tripping over each other in their haste, came from the tiny clock on Mary Cutting's desk.


On this page you'll find 63 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to trip over, such as: determine, gain, hear, see, understand, and ascertain.

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