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Translation of "stumble" - English-Spanish dictionary

stumble

verb /ˈstambl/
to strike the foot against something and lose one’s balance, or nearly fall tropezar He stumbled over the edge of the carpet.
to walk unsteadily avanzar dando tropezones/traspiés He stumbled along the track in the dark.
to make mistakes, or hesitate in speaking, reading aloud etc tropezar, atrabancarse; balbucir He stumbles over his words when speaking in public.
stumbling block noun
a difficulty that prevents progress tropiezo, escollo The two clubs have agreed a transfer fee, but the player’s wage demands could be a stumbling block.
stumble across phrasal verb ( stumble on)
to find by chance tropezar con, encontrar por casualidad I stumbled across this book today in a shop.
(Definition of stumble from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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