- n. （峭壁的）边缘
- n. (Brink)人名；(德、英、荷、丹、瑞典)布林克
CET6 TEM4 IELTS GRE
1. rim => brim => brink.
2. brim + bank => brink.
- brink (n.)
- early 13c., from Middle Low German brink "edge," or Danish brink "steepness, shore, bank, grassy edge," from Proto-Germanic *brenkon, probably from PIE *bhreng-, variant of root *bhren- "project, edge" (cognates: Lithuanian brinkti "to swell").
- 1. They sparred for a moment, on the brink of a full fight.
- 2. The club are on the brink of promotion to the Premier League.
- 3. The Russian peasantry stood on the brink of disappearance.
- 4. The Prime Minister's fragile government was on the brink of collapse.
- 5. The country was on the brink of an abyss.
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