on the verge of

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Definition of on the verge of

: at the point when (something) is about to happen or is very likely to happen The company was on the verge of going bankrupt. The child was on the verge of tears. We were on the verge of divorce.

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“On the verge of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20verge%20of. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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