Translation of verge in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (border)(British English)
borde (masculine)Example sentences1.2to be on the verge of somethingto be on the verge of chaos/ruin
estar al borde del caos/de la ruinaa species on the verge of extinctionuna especie en grave peligro de extinciónwe are on the verge of an agreementestamos a punto de llegar a un acuerdoshe was on the verge of tears
- The flat verges were littered with seaweed and plastic flotsam.
estamos a las puertas or en puertas de un acuerdoestaba al borde de las lágrimasto be on the verge of
estaba a punto de ponerse a llorar
-ingestar a punto de +they were on the verge of giving up hope infinitiveestaban ya a punto de perder la esperanza
- 2 (of road)(British English)
arcén (masculine)Example sentences
- In north Norfolk we are used to the dramatic appearance of a Barn Owl as it hunts the road side verges searching for small rodents.
- These days the Trace is a bitumen road, grass verges neatly manicured and mowed for mile after funereal mile.
- The dog, nicknamed John, appeared on the grass verge by the side of the road in the main street through the village.
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