teetering on the brink/edge of

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Definition of teetering on the brink/edge of

: close to being in a specified state or condition The countries are teetering on the brink of war. The bird is teetering on the edge of extinction.

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“Teetering on the brink/edge of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/teetering%20on%20the%20brink%2Fedge%20of. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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