Übersetzung von “stumble” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

stumble

verb intransitivestumble /ˈstʌmbəl/
to almost fall as you are moving
trébucher

The horse stumbled as the race started.
Le cheval a trébuché tandis que la course commençait.

I stumbled over something in the dark.
J'ai trébuché sur quelque chose dans le noir.
to say sth incorrectly as you speak
buter sur un mot , bafouiller

I was nervous and stumbled a few times.
J'étais nerveux et j'ai bafouillé plusieurs fois.

stumble across/on/upon

verb phrasalstumble across/on/upon [ ˈstʌmbəl əˌkrɔs, əˌkrɒs/ˌɒn, ˌɔn/əˌpɒn, əˌpɔn ]
to find sth by accident
tomber sur

I stumbled across this great CD in the library.
Je suis tombé sur ce magnifique CD à la bibliothèque.

(Übersetzung von “stumble” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

stumble

verb /ˈstambl/

to strike the foot against something and lose one’s balance, or nearly fall

trébucher
He stumbled over the edge of the carpet.

to walk unsteadily

avancer en trébuchant
He stumbled along the track in the dark.

to make mistakes, or hesitate in speaking, reading aloud etc

hésiter en parlant
He stumbles over his words when speaking in public.
stumbling block noun

a difficulty that prevents progress

pierre d’achoppement
The two clubs have agreed a transfer fee, but the player’s wage demands could be a stumbling block.
stumble across/on

to find by chance

tomber sur
I stumbled across this book today in a shop.

(Übersetzung von “stumble” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)