on the edge of

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Definition of on the edge of

: very close to (something) a species on the edge of extinction The company was teetering on the edge of disaster/bankruptcy. He was on the edge of saying something when the phone rang.

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“On the edge of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20edge%20of. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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