on the ragged edge


US, informal
: very close to failure
We are running on the ragged edge financially.

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“On the ragged edge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20ragged%20edge. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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