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English-German translation for: Brink
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Dictionary English German: Brink

Translation 1 - 33 of 33

English German
NOUN   a brink | brinks
SYNO   brink | verge | threshold
brink [of war, ruin, the grave etc.]
Rand {m} [eines Abgrunds, des Krieges, Ruins etc.]
Schwelle {f} [fig.]
Kante {f}
Ufer {n}
3 Words: Others
on the brink {adv}am Rande
on the brink {adv}an der Kante
on the brink {adv} [of a cliff, etc; also fig.]am Abgrund [einer Klippe etc.; auch fig]
on the brink {adv} [of a cliff, etc; also fig.]am Rande des Abgrunds [einer Klippe etc.; auch fig]
on the brink {adv} [of doing sth.]kurz davor [etw. zu tun]
4 Words: Others
on the brink of {prep}kurz vor [+Dat.]
on the brink of {prep}ganz nahe bei [+Dat.] / an [+Dat.]
on the brink of sth. {adj} [also fig.]am Rand etw.Gen. [auch fig.]
sth. teeters on the brink [fig.]etw. steht auf der Kippe [fig.]
4 Words: Nouns
brink of the graveGrabesrand {m}
5+ Words: Others
at the brink of death {adv}am Rande des Todes
on the brink of death {adv}dem Tode nahe
on the brink of death {adv}am Rande des Todes
bot. ecol. zool. on the brink of extinction {adj} [postpos.]vom Aussterben bedroht
on the brink of war {adv}am Rande eines / des Krieges
sth. is on the brink of a precipice [fig.]etw. steht auf der Kippe [Redewendung]
They were on the brink of starvation.Sie waren dem Verhungern nahe.
They were on the brink of starvation.Sie waren kurz vor dem Verhungern.
5+ Words: Verbs
to be on the brink (of disaster)am Rande des Abgrunds stehen
to be on the brink of destructionam Rande der Zerstörung sein
to be on the brink of doing sth.nahe daran sein, etw. zu tun
to be on the brink of ruinam Rand des Ruins sein / stehen
idiom to be on the brink of successdicht vor dem Erfolg stehen
to be on the brink of tearsden Tränen nah sein
econ. to be teetering on the brink of bankruptcykonkursreif sein
Unverified to bring oneself to the brink of ruinsichAkk. herunterwirtschaften [ugs.]
to bring to the brink of the abyss [idiom]an den Rand des Abgrunds bringen [Redewendung]
idiom to teeter on the brink of the abyss [fig.]sichAkk. am Rande des Abgrunds bewegen [fig.]
Fiction (Literature and Film)
film F Brink of Life [US title] [Ingmar Bergman]Nahe dem Leben
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A 2014-07-29: As short a time as ten years ago written about as being / teetering on the...
A 2014-04-10: http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/brink?q=on+the+brink+...
Q 2014-04-10: left on the brink
A 2011-09-23: on the brink (im Sinne von " am Rande eines Abgrunds")
Q 2011-06-18: Brink CD Key|Buy Brink|Brink Key|Brink PC Key
Q 2009-02-24: still on the brink of being mature
A 2008-09-01: @Allan...no brick (or brink) visually at all...and no hyphen either...
A 2005-05-04: on the brink
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