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What is "edge of desperation" What does "edge of desperation" means? It means a person is at the highest level of desperation, or it means a person is very close to the point of desperation, but still not at this moment? Please help.
Jan 27, 2012 9:24 AM
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It means very close to desperation, like ready to fall into it. Usually directed to someone's economic state as in "Working class American families are on the edge of desperation given the state of the American economy." Hope this helps! J.
January 27, 2012
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