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stumble

['stʌmbl] брит. / амер.

  1. гл.

      1. спотыкаться, оступаться

      2. = stumble along идти спотыкаясь; ковылять

      1. (stumble over) запинаться; ошибаться

      2. (stumble through) делать неуверенно (что-л.)

    1. ошибиться, споткнуться; согрешить

    2. сбивать с толку, приводить в замешательство

    3. (stumble across / into / (up)on / onto) случайно найти, натолкнуться на (что-л.)

  2. сущ.

    1. спотыкание; запинка; задержка

    2. грубая ошибка, промах, просчёт; ложный шаг

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He took a guide this time, for the valley floor was already dotted with traps, many of them new, and he did not want to stumble into one by mistake.
На этот раз король взял проводника, поскольку дно ущелья было уже утыкано ловушками, многие из которых использовались впервые, и ему не хотелось угодить по ошибке в одну из них.
Brooks, Terry / First King of ShannaraБрукс, Терри / Первый король Шаннары
Первый король Шаннары
Брукс, Терри
First King of Shannara
Brooks, Terry
© 1996 by Terry Brooks
He heard Mat stumble and curse and stumble again, then a clatter of metal.
Ранд услышал, как Мэт споткнулся, выругался, опять за что-то запнулся, затем раздалось клацанье металла.
Jordan, Robert / The Eye of the WorldДжордан, Роберт / Око мира
Око мира
Джордан, Роберт
The Eye of the World
Jordan, Robert
© 1990 by Robert Jordan
The droshky jumped up and down over the hard roots of the ancient oaks and limes, which were continually intersected by deep ruts--the tracks of cart wheels; my horse began to stumble.
Дрожки прыгали по твердым корням столетних дубов и лип, беспрестанно пересекавшим глубокие продольные рытвины – следы тележных колес; лошадь моя начала спотыкаться.
Turgenev, I.S. / A Sportsman's Sketches v.1Тургенев, И.С. / Записки охотника т.1
Записки охотника т.1
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1975
A Sportsman's Sketches v.1
Turgenev, I.S.
© 2006 BiblioBazaar
I think He believes that one of them will stumble over the right story and that then His Elene converts will be able to piece together the meaning of it.'
Я думаю, он надеется, что кто-нибудь из них наткнется-таки на нужный рассказ, и тогда кто-нибудь уже из обращенных эленийцев сможет понять и увязать воедино значение этого рассказа.
Eddings, David / The Ruby KnightЭддингс, Дэвид / Рубиновый рыцарь
Рубиновый рыцарь
Эддингс, Дэвид
The Ruby Knight
Eddings, David
© 1990 by David Eddings
Bilbo's pony began to stumble over roots and stones.
Пони под Бильбо начал спотыкаться о корни и камни.
Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel / HobbitТолкиен, Джон Рональд Руэл / Хоббит или туда и обратно
Хоббит или туда и обратно
Толкиен, Джон Рональд Руэл
© "Новосибирское книжное издательство", 1989
Hobbit
Tolkien, John Ronald Reuel
© 1937 by George Allen & Unwin Lcd.
© 1966 by J.R R. Tolkien
© Renewed 1994 by Christopher R. Tolkien, John F. R. Tolkien and Priscilla M.A.R. Tolkien
© Restored 1996 by the Estate of J.R.R. Tolkien,
" Snowclaw, when did you stumble into this place?"
— Снеголап, когда тебя занесло сюда?
DeChancie, John / Castle PerilousДе Ченси, Джон / Замок Опасный
Замок Опасный
Де Ченси, Джон
Castle Perilous
DeChancie, John
© 1988 by John DeChancie
Its cries of pain joined the squawking of the amplifiers, until the music finally began to stumble...
Его крики боли слились с визгом усилителей, и, в конце концов, музыка стала терять свою слаженность...
Westerfeld, Scott / The Last DaysВестерфельд, Скотт / Последние дни
Последние дни
Вестерфельд, Скотт
© 2007 by Scott Westerfeld
© Перевод. Б.Жужунава, 2009
© Издание на русском языке. ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2009
The Last Days
Westerfeld, Scott
© 2007 Scott Westerfeld
Lori scrambled up again, furious, but the moment their eyes met she began to stumble about helplessly.
Она попыталась снова встать на ноги, разъяренная, но, встретившись глазами с Нест, опять упала.
Brooks, Terry / Running with the demonБрукс, Терри / Бегущая с демоном
Бегущая с демоном
Брукс, Терри
Running with the demon
Brooks, Terry
© 1997 by Terry Brooks
'No, no; I haven't the strength. I should stumble and fall over the smallest pebble in the path.
– Нет, у меня нет больше сил. Я споткнусь о первый же камень и упаду…
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
Ralph made a sudden movement that became a stumble.
Ральф вдруг дернулся, подался вперед, споткнулся.
Golding, William / Lord of the fliesГолдинг, Уильям / Повелитель мух
Повелитель мух
Голдинг, Уильям
© Е. Суриц, перевод, 1981
© "Азбука-классика", 2005
Lord of the flies
Golding, William
© 1954 by William Golding
A buddha cannot stumble even if it is a marketplace, because he moves with full consciousness.
Будда не может споткнуться, даже если он на базаре, потому что он движется абсолютно осознанно.
Osho, Bhagvan Shree Rajneesh / The Empty Boat: Encounters with NothingnessОшо Бхагван Шри Раджниш / Пустая лодка
Пустая лодка
Ошо Бхагван Шри Раджниш
© Osho International Foundation 1974, 1993
© "Общество Ведической культуры" 1995
© Swami Atmo Ravi, 1994 перевод
The Empty Boat: Encounters with Nothingness
Osho, Bhagvan Shree Rajneesh
© 2008, OSHO International Foundation
But Serge soon began to stumble pitiably.
Но скоро Серж стал жестоко спотыкаться на каждом шагу.
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
Instead he used the stumble to propel himself back behind some of the crates, turning as he went.
Использовав инерцию движения, убийца завалился за ящики и повернулся лицом ко входу в переулок.
Salvatore, Robert / Road of the PatriarchСальваторе, Роберт / Дорога Патриарха
Дорога Патриарха
Сальваторе, Роберт
© 2007 Wizards of the Coast, Inc.
© Е. Фурсикова, перевод, 2008
© ООО "Фантастика", 2008
Road of the Patriarch
Salvatore, Robert
© 2007 Wizards of the Coast, Inc.
Jimmy leapt aside and let the clothbound thing stumble into the rapidly spreading flames, tripping it as it went past. The dead man fell into the flames and began shrieking in rage.
Джимми отскочил, обернутый в гобелен покойник свалился прямо в разгоравшееся пламя и закричал.
Feist, Raymond / SilverthornФэйст, Раймонд / Долина Тьмы
Долина Тьмы
Фэйст, Раймонд
Silverthorn
Feist, Raymond
© 1985 by Raymond Elias Feist
In support of his story he pointed to a fading bruise, at least three days old and probably incurred in a drunken stumble, and his left temple.
В подтверждение своей истории показал на заживающую ссадину по-крайней мере трехдневной давности, полученную, видимо, по-пьянке, на левом виске.
King, Stephen / ThinnerКинг, Стивен / Худеющий
Худеющий
Кинг, Стивен
© Richard Bachman, 1984
© Перевод. "Кэдмэн", 1998
© ООО Издательство "АСТ МОСКВА", 2008
Thinner
King, Stephen
© Richard Brachman, 1984

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stumble1/11
'stʌmblVerbспотыкаться; оступатьсяExamples

to stumble over a stone — споткнуться о камень
Mind you don't stumble over these roots, they're difficult to see under these leaves. — Смотри, не оступись: эти корни очень трудно заметить под покровом листьев.
His horse stumbled in a lane and fell with him. — Его лошадь споткнулась на узкой дорожке и упала вместе с ним.

User translations

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  1. 1.

    stumble

    translation added by Андрей Копаев
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  2. 2.

    Наткнуться, споткнуться

    translation added by Jane Lesh
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  3. 3.

    спотыкаться

    translation added by Elena Abashkina
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  4. 4.

    Спотыкаться, ошибаться, сбивать с толку

    translation added by Alina Aldzhabaeva
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  5. 5.

    trip or almost fall

    translation added by Anna Kozina
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Collocations

stumble upon
наткнуться (на что-л.)
stumbling over one's words
косноязычный
stumbling gait
спотыкающаяся походка
stone of stumbling
камень преткновения
a stumbling block to an agreement
препятствие на пути к соглашению
stumbling block
помеха
stumbling block
камень преткновения

Word forms

stumble

verb
Basic forms
Paststumbled
Imperativestumble
Present Participle (Participle I)stumbling
Past Participle (Participle II)stumbled
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I stumblewe stumble
you stumbleyou stumble
he/she/it stumblesthey stumble
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am stumblingwe are stumbling
you are stumblingyou are stumbling
he/she/it is stumblingthey are stumbling
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have stumbledwe have stumbled
you have stumbledyou have stumbled
he/she/it has stumbledthey have stumbled
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been stumblingwe have been stumbling
you have been stumblingyou have been stumbling
he/she/it has been stumblingthey have been stumbling
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I stumbledwe stumbled
you stumbledyou stumbled
he/she/it stumbledthey stumbled
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was stumblingwe were stumbling
you were stumblingyou were stumbling
he/she/it was stumblingthey were stumbling
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had stumbledwe had stumbled
you had stumbledyou had stumbled
he/she/it had stumbledthey had stumbled
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been stumblingwe had been stumbling
you had been stumblingyou had been stumbling
he/she/it had been stumblingthey had been stumbling
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will stumblewe shall/will stumble
you will stumbleyou will stumble
he/she/it will stumblethey will stumble
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be stumblingwe shall/will be stumbling
you will be stumblingyou will be stumbling
he/she/it will be stumblingthey will be stumbling
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have stumbledwe shall/will have stumbled
you will have stumbledyou will have stumbled
he/she/it will have stumbledthey will have stumbled
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been stumblingwe shall/will have been stumbling
you will have been stumblingyou will have been stumbling
he/she/it will have been stumblingthey will have been stumbling
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would stumblewe should/would stumble
you would stumbleyou would stumble
he/she/it would stumblethey would stumble
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be stumblingwe should/would be stumbling
you would be stumblingyou would be stumbling
he/she/it would be stumblingthey would be stumbling
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have stumbledwe should/would have stumbled
you would have stumbledyou would have stumbled
he/she/it would have stumbledthey would have stumbled
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been stumblingwe should/would have been stumbling
you would have been stumblingyou would have been stumbling
he/she/it would have been stumblingthey would have been stumbling
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am stumbledwe are stumbled
you are stumbledyou are stumbled
he/she/it is stumbledthey are stumbled
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being stumbledwe are being stumbled
you are being stumbledyou are being stumbled
he/she/it is being stumbledthey are being stumbled
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been stumbledwe have been stumbled
you have been stumbledyou have been stumbled
he/she/it has been stumbledthey have been stumbled
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was stumbledwe were stumbled
you were stumbledyou were stumbled
he/she/it was stumbledthey were stumbled
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being stumbledwe were being stumbled
you were being stumbledyou were being stumbled
he/she/it was being stumbledthey were being stumbled
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been stumbledwe had been stumbled
you had been stumbledyou had been stumbled
he/she/it had been stumbledthey had been stumbled
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be stumbledwe shall/will be stumbled
you will be stumbledyou will be stumbled
he/she/it will be stumbledthey will be stumbled
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been stumbledwe shall/will have been stumbled
you will have been stumbledyou will have been stumbled
he/she/it will have been stumbledthey will have been stumbled

stumble

noun
SingularPlural
Common casestumblestumbles
Possessive casestumble'sstumbles'