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border on sth

phrasal verb with border uk   /bɔː.dər/  us   /ˈbɔːr.dɚ/ verb
If behaviour, a quality, or a feeling borders on something more extreme, it is almost that thing: His suggestion borders on the ridiculous. She possesses a self-confidence that borders on arrogance.
Translations of “border on sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 接近於,近乎…
in Russian граничить…
in Turkish sınırları zorlamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 接近于,近乎…
in Polish graniczyć z czymś…
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