One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘park your car on the road verge’
edge, border, margin, side, brink, rim, lip, limit, boundary, outskirts, perimeter, periphery, borderline, frontier
end, extremity, termination
fringes, bounds, limits, confines
literary bourn, marge, skirt
2‘Spain was on the verge of a major economic crisis’
brink, threshold, edge, point, dawn
starting point, start
1‘she showed a degree of caution that verged on the obsessive’
tend towards, incline to, incline towards, border on, approach, near, come near, be close to, be near to, touch on, be tantamount to, be more or less, be not far from, approximate to, resemble, be similar to
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