teetering on the edge (of something)

teetering on the edge (of something)
teetering on the brink/edge/(of something) phrase
in a situation in which something bad is very likely to happen

The organization is teetering on the brink of bankruptcy.

Thesaurus: in a dangerous situationsynonym
Main entry: teeter

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Поможем написать курсовую

Look at other dictionaries:

  • teetering on the brink (of something) — teetering on the brink/edge/(of something) phrase in a situation in which something bad is very likely to happen The organization is teetering on the brink of bankruptcy. Thesaurus: in a dangerous situationsynonym Main entry: teeter …   Useful english dictionary

  • teeter on the edge of something — teeter on the ˈbrink/ˈedge of sth idiom to be very close to a very unpleasant or dangerous situation • The country is teetering on the brink of civil war. Main entry: ↑teeteridiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • on the edge of — very close to (something) a species on the edge of extinction The company was teetering on the edge of disaster/bankruptcy. They were poised on the edge of success. He was on the edge of saying something when the phone rang. • • • Main Entry: ↑e …   Useful english dictionary

  • teeter on the brink of something — teeter on the ˈbrink/ˈedge of sth idiom to be very close to a very unpleasant or dangerous situation • The country is teetering on the brink of civil war. Main entry: ↑teeteridiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Italian Job — Infobox Film name = The Italian Job caption = Theatrical release poster director = Peter Collinson writer = Troy Kennedy Martin starring = Michael Caine Noël Coward Benny Hill Raf Vallone Tony Beckley Rossano Brazzi John Forgeham Maggie Blye |… …   Wikipedia

  • The Gold Rush — Infobox Film name = The Gold Rush director = Charlie Chaplin writer = Charlie Chaplin starring = Charlie Chaplin Georgia Hale Mack Swain Tom Murray producer = Charlie Chaplin (uncredited) distributor = United Artists released = June 26, 1925 (U.S …   Wikipedia

  • List of The Dresden Files characters — The Dresden Files series features a diverse cast of complicated characters. Contents 1 Main characters 1.1 Harry Dresden 1.2 Karrin Murphy 1.3 Bob …   Wikipedia

  • The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show — Boris Natasha redirects here. For the movie by that name, see Boris and Natasha: The Movie. This article is about the television series. For the video game, see The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle and Friends (video game). For the 2000 movie,… …   Wikipedia

  • Green Wing — title screen Genre Serial Sitcom Created by Victoria Pile …   Wikipedia

  • Green Wing Special — Infobox Television episode Title = Green Wing Special Series = Green Wing Caption = The cover of the Green Wing Special DVD. Season = 3 Episode = 1 Airdate = flagicon|Australia flagicon|Belgium Start date|2006|12|29 flagicon|United Kingdom Start… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”