Übersetzung von “brink” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch


noun uk /brɪŋk/ us

A the point where a new or different situation is about to begin

Extreme stress had driven him to the brink of a nervous breakdown.
Scientists are on the brink of (= extremely close to) a major new discovery.

literary the edge of a cliff or other high area

She was standing right on the brink of the gorge.

(Übersetzung von “brink” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)