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Itasan



Joined: 05 Nov 2003
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Location: Yokohama, Japan

PostPosted: Thu Oct 04, 2007 4:43 am    Post subject: on the verge of giving out Reply with quote

"Her engergy was on the verge of giving out."
I wonder what it means.
"She was almost dead"?

Thank you.
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 07, 2007 10:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

"Her energy was on the verge of giving out"=She was almost exhausted/ready to collapse.
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