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verge

Pronunciation: /vɜːdʒ/

Translation of verge in German:

n.

  • 1 Rasensaum, der; (on road) Bankette, die
  • 2 [fig.] be on the verge of war/tears am Rande des Krieges stehen/den Tränen nahe sein be on the verge of doing sth kurz davor stehen, etw. zu tun

Phrasal verbs

ˈverge on

v.t. [an]grenzen an (+ Akk.)

Definition of verge in:

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