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Definición de “knife edge” en inglés

knife edge

noun uk   us  
on a knife edge in a difficult or worrying situation of which the result is very uncertain: At the moment the election seems balanced on a knife edge.
(Definition of knife edge noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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