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teeter

verb
 
 
/ˈtiːtər/
be teetering on the brink/edge of sth to be in a situation where something bad might happen very soon
...a/e çok yakın olmak; tehlike/olumsuzluk kapıda olmak; ha oldu ha olacak olmak
The economy is teetering on the brink of collapse.Unsafe and insecureAbout to happenCloseness in distance and time
teeter about/across/around, etc to look as if you are going to fall
sendelemek, yalpalamak, düşecek gibi olmak
She teetered around the room in six-inch heels.Shaking, swinging and vibratingMoving unsteadily or with difficulty
Translations of “teeter”
in Chinese (Traditional) 搖晃,搖搖欲墜, 蹣跚行走…
in Chinese (Simplified) 摇晃,摇摇欲坠, 蹒跚行走…
(Definition of teeter from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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