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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “teeter on the brink/edge of sth”

teeter on the brink/edge of sth

If something is teetering on the brink/edge of a bad situation, it is likely that the situation will happen soon
濒临,处于(糟糕形势)的边缘
What we are seeing now is a country teetering on the brink of civil war.
我们现在所看到的是一个濒临内战的国家。
About to happenCloseness in distance and time
(Definition of teeter on the brink/edge of sth from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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