English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "edge"

Don't leave your cup so close to the edge of the table, or it might fall offShe stood at the water's edge, and let the waves gently wash over her feet.

Don't leave your cup so close to the edge of the table, or it might fall off.

Derek sat on the edge of the new receptionist's desk, and tried to strike up a conversation.

The edge of the knife is really dull; we'd better sharpen it.

The dog slowly edged towards the plate of food lying on the grass.

Janet was on the edge of tears when she saw her broken toy lying on the floor.

She has been edgy lately, waiting for the test results.

We thumbed a lift from the edge of town to the mountains, where we began our hike.

Snails can crawl along the edge of a razor without cutting themselves.

We walked right up to the edge of the canyon, and looked down to the river far below.

Author Kurt Vonnegut once said, I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center.

A Chinese proverb notes that making a net is better than praying for fish at the edge of the water.

The kids have been a little edgy ever since we told them they needed to do more work around the house.

NASA's twin Voyager spacecraft celebrated their 25th year in August of 2002 by speeding toward the very edge of our solar system.

The universe has no edge - and no center.


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