on shaky ground

idiom

Definition of on shaky ground

: weak and likely to break down, collapse, or fail : not strong or well supported Their marriage is on shaky ground. His argument/theory rests on shaky ground.

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“On shaky ground.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20shaky%20ground. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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