on the fringe(s)


: on the outer edge (of something)
They lived on the fringe of the forest.
often used figuratively
He has been working for years on the fringes of the entertainment industry.

Examples of on the fringe(s) in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web From this bizarre starting point, Arnold crafted a social realist drama about a family on the fringes of society living by British seaside and an unexpected visitor who becomes close to a young girl entering puberty. Alex Ritman, Variety, 17 May 2024 People who have been hanging out on the fringes of your life could become much closer to you in the coming six months, potentially even introducing you to other like-minded individuals who become life-long friends. Tarot.com, Baltimore Sun, 10 Mar. 2024 People on the fringes of the economy can end up homeless. Daryl James, Orange County Register, 1 May 2024 This story was originally published November 1, 2023, 1:20 PM. 816-234-4431 Eric Adler, at The Star since 1985, has the luxury of writing about any topic or anyone, focusing on in-depth stories about people at both the center and on the fringes of the news. Sarah Ritter, Kansas City Star, 22 Mar. 2024 The Hard Rock Stage and the Good Molecules Reverb Stage have an emphasis on artists that are newer and/or on the fringes of making a chart impact, with highlights including Reyna Roberts, Fancy Hagood, Annie Bosko, Kelsey Waldon and Walker County. Chris Willman, Variety, 14 Mar. 2024 Given Augé and de Rosnay’s singular and perpetually evolving sound, their refusal to market themselves in inauthentic ways and the changes in the industry landscape between each of the duo’s albums, Justice has always existed on the fringes of market demand. Katie Bain, Billboard, 11 Apr. 2024 In January this year, Masque took to the road, with a pop-up at Nahargarh Fort on the fringes of the Ranthambore forest, and then in a mango farm in Chennai, where 100 diners sat at a single wooden table for a dinner by India’s top chefs, including Totlani. Cnt Editors, Condé Nast Traveler, 8 Mar. 2024 Today, Thompson said, Jamaican food remains on the fringes of the British dining scene. Ligaya Mishan, New York Times, 27 Mar. 2024

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“On the fringe(s).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20fringe%28s%29. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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