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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Border or limit. Also: Brink.

Usage examples (32)
  • We were on the verge of finishing the report when the computer suddenly quit.
  • On the verge of tears
  • This constant shorting on companies that are in production or on the verge is insane.
  • As far as the definition of being "on the verge" is concerned, I think I prefer a probabilistic story. for more
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