Work into a limited space or time; move gradually or hesitantly; insert. For example, The train was crowded but I managed to edge in, or Everyone was talking at once and he barely managed to edge in a word. [Mid-1600s] Also see get a word in edgewise.
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Example sentences from the Web for edge in
Not to be left behind, progressives in neighboring Wisconsin clamored to join the cutting edge of public health.
French officials were already on edge after a series of apparently unconnected attacks, including the stabbing of police officers.U.S. Spies See Al Qaeda Fingerprints on Paris Massacre|Shane Harris, Nancy A. Youssef|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This is a guy who has his son-in-law clean his eyeglasses, for crying out loud.
Her travel clique has been known to arrive at an airport, bags packed, passport-in-hand, within hours of spotting a deal.‘We Out Here’: Inside the New Black Travel Movement|Charlise Ferguson|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The rage that Marvin has embodied, a man on the edge of eruption, is always a badly wounded man.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
After a bit of waiting, Mac decided that the smoke was floating from a certain direction, and we began to edge carefully that way.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.