English-German translation for "brink"

"brink" German translation

brink
[briŋk]noun | Substantiv s

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  • Randmasculine | Maskulinum m
    brink also | aucha. figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
    Kantefeminine | Femininum f
    brink also | aucha. figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
    brink also | aucha. figurative(ly) | figurativ, in übertragenem Sinnfig
examples
  • Uferneuter | Neutrum n
    brink bank
    Bordmasculine | Maskulinum m
    brink bank
    brink bank
  • Strand
    brink steiler
    brink steiler
  • brink syn vgl. → see „border
    brink syn vgl. → see „border
to be on the brink of extinction
to be on the brink of extinction
to be on the brink (or | oderod verge) of ruin
vor dem Ruin stehen
to be on the brink (or | oderod verge) of ruin
Herr Präsident, jeder ist sich dessen bewusst: Wir stehen heute am Rand einer Katastrophe.
Mr President, everybody knows that we are currently on the brink of disaster.
Source: Europarl
Bringen wir um Gottes Willen nicht auch noch die armen Länder auf diese Weise an den Rand des Ruins!
For God's sake, do not let us also fish the poor to the brink of catastrophe too.
Source: Europarl
Das Problem mit einer Politik am Rande des Abgrunds ist, dass man manchmal in den Abgrund fällt.
The problem with brinkmanship is that, sometimes, one does go over the brink.
Source: News-Commentary
Warum übernehmen sie Risiken, die ihre Banken an den Rand des Ruins führen?
Why do they underwrite risks that drive their banks to the brink of bankruptcy?
Source: News-Commentary
Wir stehen also nicht am Rande der Katastrophe.
In other words we are not on the brink of disaster.
Source: Europarl
Die Bahnbetreiber stehen kurz vor einem Kollaps.
The rail-freight operators are on the brink of collapse.
Source: Europarl
Für Länder am Rand folgt daraus eine gnadenlose Logik.
For countries on the brink, a merciless logic follows.
Source: News-Commentary
Es steht vielmehr am Rande der Insolvenz, weil sehr viel Eigenkapital dauerhaft verloren ist.
Rather, the banking system is at the brink of insolvency, with a permanent loss in equity capital.
Source: News-Commentary
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