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Example sentences for tripped

He was forced back, tripped and pitched heavily into the corner of the landing.
The hand of the bandaged arm gripped his shoulder, and he was suddenly tripped and flung backwards upon the bed.
According to one story, it began when a runner lost his loincloth and tripped on it.
My father already tripped over her and broke her hip when she was running around obsessively.
In this case, the sensor triggers a spray can, which sprays a volatile odor through a post when tripped.
People who have not tripped sometimes think that if they lose their ego they will also lose consciousness.
If any of the sensors were tripped, the circuit would break.
Unlike other software, it does not get tripped up when you cut and paste chunks of text with citations.
Trying to balance competing concerns has tripped up employers and admissions officers for decades.
He tripped, in full view of cameras, while descending the stairs from an airplane.
He tripped over a leg while running through the woods.
Yet at the highest levels of culture the new gods of rock music tripped on much more dangerous stuff, and sang about it.
Rollovers occur in one of two ways: tripped or un-tripped.
First, check to see if a fuse is blown or a circuit breaker has been tripped.
Check the fuse box to see if there is a blown fuse or a tripped circuit breaker.
But when two lines tripped out of service, the third was unable to sustain the connection.
The door and its guides are critical points, since gravity must close the door after the trigger is tripped.
If your power does fail, check your fuse box for a blown fuse or tripped circuit breaker.
Check your electrical panel to be sure you do not have a blown fuse or tripped circuit breaker.
They were released or tripped by timers, electric solenoids or a trip-cord gate release system.
Store items on the floor that might be tripped on, especially hot items such as oil.
In freeing the arm, the employee tripped an electric eye, causing the robot arm to cycle.
While making her way to the kitchen in the dark, she tripped over something warm, fuzzy and quite large.
The main turbine automatically tripped as a result of the reactor trip.
The teller emptied her drawer into the bag, including marked bait money, and tripped the silent alarm.
He birdied the sixth, but tripped to a double-bogey on the next.
The trouble may be a short in the plug, a tripped circuit breaker, or a bad surge-protector outlet.
Drawing out the process makes it more likely for it to be tripped up.

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