on/at the threshold

Definition of on/at the threshold

  1. :  at the beginning of something or very close to something (such as a new condition, an important discovery, etc.) —usually + of young people on the threshold of adulthood

Word by Word Definitions

thresholdplay
  1. :  the plank, stone, or piece of timber that lies under a door :  sill

    :  gate, door

    :  end, boundary


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