on the edge of a precipice

idiom

: very close to a bad or dangerous situation
The company is now on the edge of a precipice.

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Recent Examples on the Web American democracy is now on the edge of a precipice. Margaret Sullivan, Washington Post, 12 Oct. 2022

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“On the edge of a precipice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20edge%20of%20a%20precipice. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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