leg of the trip meaning, leg of the trip definition | English Cobuild dictionary

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trip  

  ( trips    plural & 3rd person present)   ( tripping    present participle)   ( tripped    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   A trip is a journey that you make to a particular place.  
On the Thursday we went out on a day trip..., Mark was sent to the Far East on a business trip.     
    round trip  
2       verb   If you trip when you are walking, you knock your foot against something and fall or nearly fall.  
She tripped and fell last night and broke her hip...      V  
He tried to follow Jack's footsteps in the snow and tripped on a rock...      V on/over n  
      Trip up means the same as trip., phrasal verb  
I tripped up and hurt my foot...      V P  
Make sure trailing flexes are kept out of the way so you don't trip up over them.      V P on/over n  
3       verb   If you trip someone who is walking or running, you put your foot or something else in front of them, so that they knock their own foot against it and fall or nearly fall.  
One guy stuck his foot out and tried to trip me.      V n  
      Trip up means the same as trip., phrasal verb  
He made a sudden dive for Uncle Jim's legs to try to trip him up...      V n P  
4       n-count   If you say that someone is, for example, on a power trip, a guilt trip, or a nostalgia trip, you mean that their behaviour is motivated by power, guilt, or nostalgia.  
INFORMAL   usu on n N     (disapproval)    There's such pressure to be happy in Hawaii, if you're unhappy you're on a guilt trip..., The biggest star perk, and the biggest power trip, must be the private plane.     
5       n-count   A trip is an experience that someone has when their mind is affected by a drug such as LSD.  
INFORMAL  
6       verb   If someone is tripping, they are having an experience in which their mind is affected by a drug such as LSD.  
INFORMAL   usu cont  
One night I was tripping on acid.      V on n, Also V  
7       verb   If someone trips somewhere, they walk there with light, quick steps.  
LITERARY   A girl in a red smock tripped down the hill...      V prep/adv   trip up      phrasal verb   If someone or something trips a person up, or if they trip up, they fail or make a mistake.  
Your own lies will trip you up...      V n P  
He will do all he can to trip up the new right-wing government...      V P n (not pron)  
The two occasions she tripped up tell you nothing about how often she got away with it.      V P  
    trip 2, 3  


day trip        ( day trips    plural  ) , day-trip   A day trip is a journey to a place and back again on the same day, usually for pleasure.      n-count  
ego trip        ( ego trips    plural  ) If you say that someone is on an ego trip, you are criticizing them for doing something for their own satisfaction and enjoyment, often to show that they think they are more important than other people.      n-count  
  (disapproval)   
round trip        ( round trips    plural  )
1       n-count   If you make a round trip, you travel to a place and then back again.  
The train operates the 2,400-mile round trip once a week.     
2       adj   A round-trip ticket is a ticket for a train, bus, or plane that allows you to travel to a particular place and then back again.  
  (AM)   ADJ n  
Mexicana Airlines has announced cheaper round-trip tickets between Los Angeles and cities it serves in Mexico.     
in BRIT, use return     
Translation English - Cobuild Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Cobuild
exp.
be very expensive; cost a lot
n.
term used to describe a woman's legs
[Slang] E.g: She is pretty and has some great gams.
n.
a photo of one's suntanned legs usually taken with a smartphone and shared on social media
[Neologism] combination of "legs" and "selfie". Legsies are commonly used to brag about one's vacation
n.
term used in football when a player makes an acrobatic movement using his legs

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