Translation of "teeter on the brink/edge of sth" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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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.

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。

(Translation of “teeter on the brink/edge of sth” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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