live on the edge


live on the edge
(live) on the edge 1. to be in an uncertain situation or one that could cause harm.

I do not believe a person has to live on the edge in order to be a creative artist.

2. to be very poor.

Too many children live on the edge, without proper food or medical care.


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  • live on the edge — to have a life with many dangers and risks, especially because you like to behave in an extreme and unusual way Despite the apparent respectability, he was a man who liked to live on the edge …   English dictionary

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  • live on the edge — to have a type of life in which you are often involved in exciting or dangerous activities. If you were always living on the edge like that I m sure you wouldn t live past the age of sixty …   New idioms dictionary

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