border on sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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border on sth

phrasal verb with border uk   /bɔː.dər/  us   /ˈbɔːr.dɚ/ verb
If ​behaviour, a ​quality, or a ​feelingborders on something more ​extreme, it is ​almost that thing: His ​suggestionborders on the ​ridiculous. She ​possesses a ​self-confidence that ​borders on ​arrogance.
(Definition of border on sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “border on sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 接近于,近乎…
in Turkish sınırları zorlamak…
in Russian граничить…
in Chinese (Traditional) 接近於,近乎…
in Polish graniczyć z czymś…
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