trip up

Definitions of trip up
1

v cause to stumble

Synonyms:
trip

v make an error

Synonyms:
slip up, stumble
Type of:
err, mistake, slip
to make a mistake or be incorrect

v detect a blunder or misstep

“The reporter tripped up the senator”
Synonyms:
catch
Type of:
discover, find out, get a line, get wind, get word, hear, learn, pick up, see
get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally

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