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    stumble vs trip vs run

    1) The car stumbled over a rock and flipped onto its side.
    2) The car tripped over a rock and flipped onto its side.
    3) The car ran over a rock and flipped onto its side.


    Can someone please tell me which of the above sentences sound(s) natural? Are there any better ways of putting it?

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    Re: stumble vs trip vs run

    Quote Originally Posted by daemon99 View Post
    1) The car stumbled over a rock and flipped onto its side.
    2) The car tripped over a rock and flipped onto its side.
    3) The car ran over a rock and flipped onto its side.


    Can someone please tell me which of the above sentences sound(s) natural? Are there any better ways of putting it?
    #3 is correct. You can also say that the car hit a rock. People stumble or trip; cars do not.

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