brink of disaster


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brink of disaster

A point very close to complete ruin, destruction, or failure. Our company was on the brink of disaster, but after our latest product came out, we've been doing better than ever before! The increasing tension of looming war between the two countries has brought the entire region to the brink of disaster.
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FORMULA ONE teetered on the brink of disaster last night with the future of three teams in doubt.
A Government of National Accord is crucial to establishing a peaceful and stable Libya, and end a crisis that has inflicted suffering on the Libyan people and pushed the country to the brink of disaster," commented EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini in a statement.
This time last year - as they headed to Bolton, they were on the brink of disaster, now one hopes they are on the brink of something big.
CAPTAIN Eoin Morgan will not entertain thoughts of a premature World Cup exit even though a nine-wicket defeat to Sri Lanka left England on the brink of disaster.
Thus begins the astonishing true story of a family always living on the brink of disaster.
This country stands on the brink of disaster unless radical decisions are made.
Kiev warned it was on the brink of disaster and called up military reservists as pro-Moscow gunmen, believed to be acting under Kremlin orders, tightened their grip on Ukraine's Black Sea peninsula of Crimea.
We are on the brink of disaster," Prime Minister Yatsenyuk delivered.
According to The Verge, BlackBerry had hired Chen after he successfully turned around Sybase from the brink of disaster in the early 2000s.
He held that energy crisis is the biggest issue of the country which has brought national economy to brink of disaster.
If anyone could bring Yahoo back from the brink of disaster, it was Mayer.
It was bailed out as the financial system stood at the brink of disaster, shortly after Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy and Merrill Lynch sold itself to Bank of America.
Among the stages are Europe in crisis, the collapse of Asia Minor, on the brink of disaster, to the imperial city, first encounters with the enemy, and the crusade unravels.
In the movie, iconic Marvel super heroes Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow all join forces to pull the world back from the brink of disaster and battle an unexpected enemy in the shape of Loki and his army.
A CRAZED general decides to launch a nuclear attack on Russia, but brings the world to the brink of disaster in the process.