What does "on a knife edge" mean?
This segment is from Reuters report.
ISTANBUL, May 27 (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip
Erdogan said a prosecutor's court bid to close the ruling AK
Party was on a knife edge and the uncertainty was putting the
brakes on foreign investment, newspapers reported on Tuesday.
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What do you predict? Will his bid be successful or not successful?
Could it go either way? The writer is saying 'yes - the odds are so finely balanced, as if the eventual decision were balanced on the edge of a knife and could come down either way, it is so uncertain what the court will decide.