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A strategy more than four decades in the making now stands on the verge of complete success.How Presidents Have Shaped The US Supreme Court – And Why The Choice Of Its Next Justice Is So Crucial|LGBTQ-Editor|September 23, 2020|No Straight News
In June, India’s shadow banking sector was on the verge of collapse.Charted: How India’s $370 billion shadow banking sector is surviving the economic slump|Prathamesh Mulye|September 22, 2020|Quartz
It may not be TikTok, but Microsoft is on the verge of acquiring a lineup of popular video game titles that could help grow its consumer and video game businesses.What Microsoft gets by buying game publisher Bethesda Softworks in a $7.5 billion deal|jonathanvanian2015|September 21, 2020|Fortune
Wisconsin’s Common Ground Healthcare Cooperative was on the verge of ending operations in 2016 when itreceived a lifesaving $30 million loan, said CEO Cathy Mahaffey.Only three of 26 Obamacare-era nonprofit health insurance co-ops will soon remain|lbelanger225|September 6, 2020|Fortune
For those efforts, they now get first dibs at drafting a player who could bring them from the verge of success to consistent playoff appearances.First The New York Rangers Made The Postseason. Then They Got The No. 1 Draft Pick.|Julian McKenzie|August 13, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
But to say the capital teeters on the verge of collapse is both melodramatic and misleading.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was a brutally hot day, 103 degrees, and the city was on the verge of a racial explosion.Honoring The Late John Doar, A Nearly Forgotten Hero Of The Civil Rights Era|Gary May|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Washington State is on the verge of passing new gun control legislation.
On the verge of turning 60 this December, Lennox still has a few items to cross off her bucket list.
All joking aside, what was once considered an expensive gimmick is on the verge of going mainstream.Welcome to Oculus XXX: In-Your-Face 3D is the Future of Porn|Aurora Snow|October 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Late into the night they lingered on the veranda, and he found himself on the verge of confessing all to her.
It was still in the verge of possibility that his son might seek his father in that dismal chamber.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
A coward by nature, he had been on the verge of a nervous breakdown before the trial, thinking of what might happen.
This mine is situated in low ground near the verge of the stream, and was at first only worked for gold.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
The road we followedPg 134 closely skirts the coast for a great part of the distance, running at times on the verge of the ocean.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
British Dictionary definitions for verge (1 of 2)
- the area encompassing the royal court that is subject to the jurisdiction of the Lord High Steward
- a rod or wand carried as a symbol of office or emblem of authority, as in the Church
- a rod held by a person swearing fealty to his lord on becoming a tenant, esp of copyhold land
Word Origin for verge
British Dictionary definitions for verge (2 of 2)
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Other Idioms and Phrases with verge
In addition to the idiom beginning with verge
- verge on
- on the verge of