close to the edge

idiom
variants: or on the edge

Definition of close to the edge

: dealing with dangerous situations and taking many risks He likes to live (life) on the edge. The high-wire walker lives close to the edge.

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“Close to the edge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/close%20to%20the%20edge. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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