Definition of 'verge on'
Example sentences containing 'verge on'
Times, Sunday Times (2015) The Sun (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)
There is a curiosity verging on the prurient that fuels the constant demand for news and gossip about Royal Family members.Times, Sunday Times (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Definition of verge on from the Collins English Dictionary
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