verge on sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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verge on sth

phrasal verb with verge uk   /vɜːdʒ/  us   /vɝːdʒ/ verb
to be ​almost a ​particularstate, ​quality, or ​feeling, ​especially one that is very ​bad or very good: At ​times, his ​performance verged on ​brilliance, but at ​others it was nothing ​special.
(Definition of verge on sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “verge on sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 接近, 濒临…
in Turkish ...a/e kadar varmak, yaklaşmak, sınırında olmak…
in Russian граничить с чем-либо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 接近, 瀕臨…
in Polish graniczyć z czymś…
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