on the verge

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Prepositional phrase[edit]

on the verge

  1. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see on,‎ verge.
  2. (followed by of) Almost at the beginning of.
    He was finally on the verge of success.
    Every time I thought he was on the verge of telling us, he decided to say something else instead.


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