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verb verge pronunciation in British English /vɜː(r)dʒ/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyverge
he/she/itverges
present participleverging
past tenseverged
past participleverged

phrasal verb

verge on

[transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyverge on
he/she/itverges on
present participleverging on
past tenseverged on
past participleverged on
verge on something to almost be in a particular state

The test was so difficult it was verging on the ridiculous.

a footballing talent verging on genius

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… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally

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