on the edge of a precipice

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of on the edge of a precipice

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

Word by Word Definitions

edge play
  1. : the cutting side of a blade

  2. : the sharpness of a blade

  3. : force, effectiveness

  1. : to give an edge to

  2. : to be on an edge of

  3. : to move or force gradually

precipice play
  1. : a very steep or overhanging place

  2. : a hazardous situation


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