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Example Sentences for "brink"

The country seems almost on the brink of civil war as fighting intensifies between government troops and rebel forcesHe got so frustrated at work that he was on the brink of quitting his job.

The country seems almost on the brink of civil war as fighting intensifies between government troops and rebel forces.

Government researchers are believed to be on the brink of a major new discovery in the treatment of the disease.

President John F. Kennedy took the U.S. to the brink of a war with the U.S.S.R. during the Cuban Missile Crisis.

The child was standing on the brink of the canyon, much too close to the edge.

This planet could be on the brink of an environmental disaster if we don't do something to stop pollution.

In 2001, the assassination of King Birenda and eight other members of the Royal family of Nepal brought that country to the brink of political chaos.

He stood on the brink of the cliff and carefully looked over.

During the Second World War, Prime Minister Winston Churchill was successful in rallying the British people and leading them from the brink of defeat to victory over the Germans.

The company is tottering on the brink of financial ruin and must do something to bring costs down if it is to survive.

After years of fighting, the two countries seem to be on the brink of a historic peace settlement.

The company was on the brink of bankruptcy when he took over, but he was able to turn things around.

She pulled him back from the brink of the canyon, just before the rock he was standing on gave way and plunged down the cliff side.

The death of his son and subsequent suicide attempt by his wife drove him to the brink of madness.

John Foster Dulles once suggested that the ability to get to the verge without getting into the war is the necessary art; if you are scared to go to the brink, you are lost.


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