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    what does "" mean and how do we use it in a sentence? Thank you!

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    WElcome to the forums.

    Can you be clearer? Do you mean how can you use the phrase "on the edge"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by maggiesn12 View Post
    what does "" mean and how do we use it in a sentence? Thank you!
    What does "on the edge" mean and how is it used in a sentence?
    The problem is that what "on the edge" means depends on how you use it in a sentence.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
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    Can you be clearer? Do you mean how can you use the phrase "on the edge"?
    Exactly! I didn't make my question clear enough.

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    Things are so tight that the country is on the edge of a major economic disaster. = is about to face disaster

    I am on edge waiting for the results of the tests. =
    am exceedingly nervous

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    I'm on the edge of my seat waiting for the answer.


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    Living on the edge = living dangerously; taking chances

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