on the edge meaning

  "on the edge" in a sentence
[American slang]
Fig. very anxious and about to become distraught; on the verge of becoming irrational. (Typically: be ~; live ~. See also on edge.)
  After the horrible events of the last week, we are all on the edge.
  • edge:    Noun: edge &n ...
  • edge by:    [American slang]to ...
  • edge in:    Verb: edge inPush ...

Examples

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  1. i stood on the edge of a precipice.
  2. he sat down on the edge of the kang.
  3. blodgett college is on the edge of minneapolis.
  4. i sat on the edge of the bed and propped my feet on chair.
  5. i was on the edge of my seat.

Related Words

  1. on the dole meaning
  2. on the dot meaning
  3. on the double meaning
  4. on the drip meaning
  5. on the ebb meaning
  6. on the edge of one's seat meaning
  7. on the eve of meaning
  8. on the eve of something meaning
  9. on the eve of sth meaning
  10. on the face of it meaning
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