brink

/ˈbrɪŋk/

  • Noun
  • the edge at the top of a steep cliff
    1. He nearly lost everything because of his drug addiction, but his friends helped to pull him back from the brink.
    2. The two nations are on the brink of war. [=are very close to war]
    3. a city on the brink of financial disaster
    4. Doctors may be on the brink of finding a cure for this disease.
    5. a young actress who is on the brink of a brilliant career
    6. The other team brought them to the brink of defeat. [=came very close to defeating them]
    7. an animal that has been brought/pulled back from the brink of extinction

Những từ liên quan với BRINK

perimeter, frontier, border, point, rim, margin, brim, periphery, skirt, lip