on the eve of meaning

  "on the eve of" in a sentence
[American slang]
prep. Just before (an event). On the eve of the election, the president proposed a plan to cut taxes.

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  1. the country was on the eve of the first revolution.
  2. this is a faithful record of my position on the eve of teheran.
  3. coming as it did on the eve of a major war, its drama was heightened.
  4. we were on the eve of war and this time the enemy would be the united states.

Related Words

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