I agreed to the trip back home—I wanted to see my relatives.
Reihan Salam on the real challenges of Clinton's trip to Asia.
She accompanies her husband Karl Eikenberry, the U.S. ambassador in Kabul, on every trip.
Breitbart told The Daily Beast this was his first trip to Iowa and that he found Pella “positively charming.”
“A little civil disobedience never hurt anybody,” he joked as I introduced him to the student leaders of the trip.
We decided at once on a trip abroad as soon as I had finished my work.
Sara was suffering so frightfully after his trip that he took his morphine.
He's had just about time to make the trip on Shank's mare by takin' short cuts.
You know, colonel, I was thinking that a trip to America wouldn't be a bad idea.
He regained his cockiness on the trip home, though, and insisted on talking all the way.
late 14c. (implied in tripper), "tread or step lightly, skip, caper," from Old French tripper "strike with the feet" (12c.), from a Germanic source (cf. Middle Dutch trippen "to skip, trip, hop," Low German trippeln, Frisian tripje, Dutch trappen, Old English treppan "to tread, trample") related to trap.
The sense of "strike with the foot and cause to stumble" is first recorded early 15c. Meaning "to release" (a catch, lever, etc.) is recorded from 1897; trip-wire is attested from 1916. Related: Tripped; tripping.
"act or action of tripping," 1650s, from trip (v.); sense of "a short journey or voyage" is from 1690s, originally a nautical term, the connection is uncertain. The meaning "psychedelic drug experience" is first recorded 1959 as a noun; the verb in this sense is from 1966, from the noun.