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hang by a thread


Definitions from WordNet

Verb hang by a thread has 1 sense
  1. hang by a thread, hand by a hair - depend on a small thing or be at risk; "His life now hangs by a thread"
    --1 is one way to depend
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s

Definitions from the Web

Hang by a Thread

Part of Speech: Idiom

Definition: To be in a very precarious or uncertain situation.

Example Sentences:

  1. The company's financial stability was hanging by a thread after the stock market crash.
  2. His chances of winning the race were hanging by a thread as he struggled to catch up with the other runners.
  3. The team's hopes of reaching the playoffs were hanging by a thread after losing multiple games in a row.

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