on the verge of

英[ɔn ðə və:dʒ ɔv]美[ɑn ði vɚdʒ ʌv]

瀕臨於;接近於

英語釋義

    1. at the point when (something) is about to happen or is very likely to happen
    The company was on the verge of going bankrupt. The child was on the verge of tears. We were on the verge of divorce.

片語

on the verge of destruction危在旦夕

be on the verge of在……邊緣

on the verge of bankruptcy瀕臨破產

on the verge of collapse危危欲墜

on the verge of oscillation臨振點

on the verge of war戰爭爆發之際

on the verge of extinction行將滅亡

on the verge of death只剩下微弱的氣息

On the Verge of Darkness厄運金屬

英漢例句

  • her parents are rumoured to be on the verge of splitting up.

    據說她的父母快要離婚了。

  • i was on the verge of accepting.

    我差點兒接受.

  • i「m sad that julie」smarriage is on the verge of splitting up.

    朱莉的婚姻瀕臨破裂,我為此感到難過。

  • japan is on the verge of a reluctant revolution.

    日本正處在一場非自愿革命的邊緣。

  • many of us feel that we ask ourselves these questions because we’re on the verge of regressing back into the shadows of mediocracy.

    很多人都會不由自主的向自己問這些問題,因為此時的我們正處在倒退回到平庸的影子的邊緣。

  • his voice trembled, on the verge of tears.

    他聲音顫抖,淚水在眼眶里打轉。

  • he is clearly on the verge of madness: he was so last night at least.

    他分明在瘋狂的邊緣上了:至少昨天晚上他是這樣的。

  • ronaldo may sulk if things aren’t going his way, deco is on the verge of retirement, nani is more of an impact player and simao usually bottles under pressure.

    羅納爾多一旦事情進行得不順利就愛生氣,德科已經差不多在退役邊緣了,納尼更多的是個沖擊型球員,西芒則常常會被壓力給打垮。

  • one year ago, i took office amid two wars, an economy rocked by a severe recession, a financial system on the verge of collapse, and a government deeply in debt.

    一年前,美國正處於兩場戰爭之中,經濟遭遇大蕭條,金融體系處在崩潰的邊緣,政府深陷債務之中,在這樣的一個時刻,我當選了美國總統。

  • general motors is on the verge of collapse.

    通用汽車正處於崩潰的邊緣。

  • corporate profits are already on the verge of falling for a fifth straight quarter, according to thomson financial.

    根據湯姆森金融公司的報告,公司利潤已經處在連續五個季度下滑的邊緣。

  • india and pakistan are gaining ground and are on the verge of completing eradication.

    印度和巴基斯坦正在取得進展,并且已處在完成根除工作的邊緣。

  • the big irishman was on the verge of losing his cool.

    那個高大的愛爾蘭人快要失去冷靜了。

  • before you know it, your productivity is waning, you feel tired more easily and you are on the verge of breakdown.

    在你意識到這點之前,工作效率在下降,身體更易於疲憊,人體已經處於崩潰的邊緣。

  • but to think that travel is on the verge of a resurgence in terms of cash being thrown into it is foolhardy.

    但是僅僅由於現金在大把的投入,就認為旅游業正在復蘇的邊緣是非常草率的。

  • if every big bank is on the verge of collapse, you can「t wind down all of them simultaneously.

    要是每家大銀行都處於崩潰的邊緣,你不可能同時讓它們都倒下的。

  • but as the economist went to press, they too seemed to be on the verge of striking a deal, just as the derisive mr erdogan had predicted.

    但是,當《經濟學家》雜志正要出版時,他們好像還處在達成協議的邊緣,正像埃爾多安曾預言的嘲弄那樣。

  • i even could not believe it was written by someone who is still struggling with disease and on the verge of death.

    我甚至不能相信,這是一個在和疾病抗爭,生命可能朝夕不保的人寫的。

  • despite a year of government effort, a tentative recovery in the housing market appears to be on the verge of stalling.

    盡管經過了政府一年的努力,房地產市場微弱的復蘇看起來到了停滯的邊緣。

  • alabama’s jefferson county is on the verge of bankruptcy.

    阿拉巴馬州的杰弗遜郡已經瀕臨破產。

  • the tycoon is on the verge of bankruptcy.

    那名大亨瀕臨破產的邊緣.

  • her eyelids drooped as if she were on the verge of sleep.

    她眼瞼低垂好像快要睡著的樣子.

  • then come two european governments, france and germany, who issue their debt in a currency that some think is on the verge of breaking up.

    接下來是兩個歐洲政府:法國和德國是以貨幣形式發行債券的,有人認為這些貨幣正處於崩潰的邊緣。

  • exuding a beguiling mix of confidence and fragility, it was jolie」s first chance to essay a character on the verge of a breakdown, as gia goes from overnight success to hiv-infected drug addict.

    自信與脆弱的矛盾混合同時在她身上體現出來,這是朱莉首次嘗試一個處在崩潰邊緣的角色,歷經了一夜成名的大明星到感染艾滋病的吸毒者的人生軌跡。

  • animals on the verge of extinction can be rescued.

    瀕臨滅亡的動物可以獲得挽救。

  • the trouble was that now, on the verge of departure, he had no desire to go.

    問題是現在,馬上就要出發了,他卻沒有了到南海去的欲望。

  • so far this has not worked out particularly well, and i am on the verge of losing my house, but i remain optimistic because i know i can do so many things so well.

    至今,這個難題都還沒有被很好地解決,我馬上就要丟了我的房子了,但是我還居然保持著樂觀,因為我還相信我能夠非常好地處理好一切。

  • it should not be in fiscal crisis; it should not be on the verge of cutting essential public services and denying health coverage to almost a million children.

    它不應該遭受財政危機;它不應該處在削減必要的公用事業支出甚至拒絕為將近一百萬兒童提供健康保險的邊緣。

  • carole was on the verge of tears.

    卡蘿爾差點就要哭了。

  • but sadly, we are now on the verge of becoming an extinct – or at least threatened – species.

    但是令人傷心的是,現在我們卻站在了絕種,或者是瀕臨絕種,的邊緣。

  • the company is on the verge of insolvency.

    該公司快要破產了.

  • inmates are given only enough food to be kept on the verge of starvation, and they often fight with one another in hopes of getting one more meal.

    給囚犯的食物僅夠充饑而已,他們在餓死的邊緣掙扎著,為了多吃一頓,他們常常自相殘殺。

  • we read yesterday about a hospital in athens – on the verge of bankruptcy, of course – with 35 gardeners on its staff.

    昨天我們讀了在雅典的一家醫院,接近於破產,當然全體職員中有35個園丁。

  • it remains that what we once thought impossible is on the verge of becoming possible.

    但是,我們曾經認為不可能的事情正在逐漸抵達可能的邊緣。

  • she was on the verge of bursting into tears.

    她快要哭出來了.

  • this suggests that the world could be on the verge of a great management revolution: making robots behave like humans rather than the 20th century’s preferred option, making humans behave like robots.

    這暗示了世界瀕臨於一個重要的管理改革:使機器人的行為像人類而不是20世紀的首選項,使人類的行為像機器人。