This will only push us further apart and closer to the brink.
According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, the animal is “teetering on the brink of extinction.”
Hospital workers tell me it is one of the most effective tools in bringing a child back from the brink.
With each passing line waxing on love and longing, he seemed on the brink of tears.
The papers provide insight into Cuban actions during a Cold War period that brought the U.S. and Soviet Union to the brink of war.
He tottered, reeled, stepped backward, and fell over the brink of the cliff.
He takes some steps forward, and stands on the brink of the precipice.
It neared, it bobbed in the ripple at the brink; it touched.
"But nothing's happened to complain about," said brink, quite reasonably.
It is under the brink of a low, mossy bank, so near the highway that it could be reached from a passing vehicle with a whip.
early 13c., from Middle Low German brink "edge," or Danish brink "steepness, shore, bank, grassy edge," from Proto-Germanic *brenkon, probably from PIE *bhreng-, variant of root *bhren- "project, edge" (cf. Lithuanian brinkti "to swell").