Examples of brink in a Sentence
was at the brink of death when the rescuers arrived
Recent Examples of brink from the Web
The pastime teetered on the brink of irrelevance in the 2000s, in danger of being supplanted by increasingly sophisticated video games.
Three former drivers — all deceased — were on the brink of election last year and will be favored by many to make the 2019 class.
According to Google, the edelweiss was once on the brink of extinction but is now abundant across Europe.
However, on the brink of primary elections, the Justice Department canceled two related hearings seeking to observe county polling places for ADA compliance.
But wait: Isn’t Congress on the brink of a big, historic debate over gun legislation?
Arrowhead appeared to be on the brink of pulling away after Jonathan Chycinski scored inside to put the Warhawks up 45-34 with 14:00 remaining, but Mukwonago answered with a 16-3 run to go up 50-48 with 8:19 to play.
Now, with the lengthy search to replace former superintendent Donna Hargens nearing its end, Pollio could be on the brink of getting the job permanently.
The Reds will most likely look to bolster the defensive line even further during the summer transfer window after their flawless attack has Liverpool on the brink of securing Champions League football once again next season.
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Origin and Etymology of brink
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
BRINK Defined for Kids
Definition of brink for Students
- But everything else was … on the brink of burning …
- —Natalie Babbitt, Tuck Everlasting
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