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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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