Translation of brink in Spanish:


borde, n.

Pronunciation /brɪŋk//brɪŋk/


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    borde masculine
    the country stood on the brink of war/ruin el país estaba al borde de la guerra/ruina
    • to be on the brink of -ing estar a punto de + inf
    • on the brink of resigning a punto de dimitir
    • It was obvious in 1929 that Germany was on the brink of a financial crisis.
    • Helen was right on the brink, as close as one could possibly get to succeeding.
    • I fear that the world is on the brink of a chronic shortage.
    • We find ourselves in the interesting situation of a state being on the brink of invading another state.
    • New Zealand is on the brink of another energy crisis - or so we're being told.
    • There could be an outcome where the country goes up to the brink, yet doesn't cross over, even though it can.
    • But the current tidal wave of red ink has some carriers on the brink of destruction.
    • The United States is on the brink of a crisis in health care, particularly for hospitals.
    • Liquor emerged as a central issue that pushed household economies to the brink.
    • The extraordinary gifts that had brought him thus far could, under the impact of frustration, lead him over the brink.
    • Indeed, to judge by the level of public awareness, you'd scarcely know we were on the brink of an energy crisis.
    • He was on the brink of clinical depression.
    • That doesn't mean the region is on the brink of another financial crisis.
    • British cinema was on the brink of crisis and as the 1950s progressed, audiences decreased.
    • Where are the front-page stories merited by a situation in which the planet is quite possibly on the brink of a holocaust?
    • She was aware that she was on the brink, dangerously close to being rude to this respected Elder.
    • Yes, this is on the brink of a crisis.
    • But his brush with death was all too real, bringing him closer to the brink than he'd ever imagined.
    • Market stalls full of food in a nation where food shortages have left millions of people on the brink of starvation.
    • Jimmy Carter's presidency was in trouble and the whole world seemed to be close to the brink.