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teeter

US [ˈtiːtə(r)]
UK [ˈtiːtə(r)]
  • v.蹒跚;摇晃;上下动;前后动
  • n.【游】跷跷板
  • Web倾斜;摇摆;摇摇欲坠
Simple Present:teeters  Present Participle:teetering  Past Tense:teetered  
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1.
摇晃;蹒跚行走;踉跄;摇摇欲坠to stand or move in an unsteady way so that you look as if you are going to fall
She teetered after him in her high-heeled shoes.
她穿着高跟鞋一步三晃地跟在他后面走。
IDM
The country is teetering on the brink of civil war.
这个国家正处在内战的边缘。
teeter on the brink/edge of sth
处在(灾难或危险)的边缘;濒临to be very close to a very unpleasant or dangerous situation
The country is teetering on the brink of civil war.
这个国家正处在内战的边缘。

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