Definition of 'verge'
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The company was on the verge of bankruptcy and needed investors. The Sun (2016)Witnesses said the vehicle swerved near a roundabout before it overturned on a grass verge. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was a grass verge and the grass was overgrown. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Cars bringing visitors to the camp can be seen along the grass verge of the road. Times, Sunday Times (2017)There are still flowers to be seen on the grass verges of country roads. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The trust discovered that the building was on the verge of collapse. Times, Sunday Times (2009)She was on the verge of tears when she arrived at the hospital last night. The Sun (2009)Young men on the verge of something special. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The independent master was on the verge of extinction. A Social History of Modern Spain (1991)Many of the roads have soft verges making it difficult to bypass obstacles on the road surface. NATO's Changing Strategic Agenda (1990)Spain was brought to the verge of bankruptcy and to the forefront of the eurozone crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The motor mounted a grass verge during a demonstration at an improvised circuit. The Sun (2009)The capitalist economic system seemed to be on the verge of total collapse. Property and Prophets: The Evolution of Economic Institutions and Ideologies (1995)No wonder he looked on the verge of tears at times. The Sun (2016)Last week brought the dramatic news that the string vest is on the verge of extinction. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Oil production has all but halted and the once rich nation is on the verge of bankruptcy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Some locals argued that this would mean cars left on footpaths or grass verges. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Recent reports suggested that the investigation was on the verge of collapse due to insufficient evidence. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He was on the verge of tears. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Their star-studded dressing room are convinced they are a side on the verge of greatness. The Sun (2011)Suddenly, we are on the verge of something irrevocable. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I suspect referees will verge on the side of not sending him off and save red cards for cynical play. Times, Sunday Times (2016)AN auctioneer was stunned when a grass verge at the edge of a busy dual carriageway fetched 32,000. The Sun (2010)One member of the Crystal Palace first team was on the verge of a move this summer. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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