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On the verge of

Submitted by Alma Barroca on Thu, 23/01/2014 - 13:11

Meanings of "On the verge of"

English

If you are 'on the verge of doing/experience something', it means that you are almost doing or experiencing something.

Example: "After her boss discovered she was the one who stole the money, Mary was on the verge of being fired".

Explained by Alma Barroca on Thu, 23/01/2014 - 13:11
Explained by Alma Barroca

"On the verge of" in lyrics

Pierre Bachelet - She has to be from some other place

She has this way of not saying anything
That speaks on the verge of memories
This way of walking across

BB Brunes - Assault And Battery

I'm filing a claim
It's certain I will pay
It was on the verge of
Costing me all my arm

Wisin - Adrenaline

Your body
is pure adrenaline the traps me inside!
You've got me on the verge of going crazy!
Raise the adrenaline!

Ajda Pekkan - I will burn and pass it by

You're sad again
Thoughts are messing your head, you're sighing
Are you on the verge of exhaustion
Why do you close your eyes against this cruel pain?

SHINee - The Name I Loved

Became too distant as I went out to call it
[Onew] I now write that name down
I'm on the verge of tears
I want to hide within myself

R. Kelly - I Believe I Can Fly

Oh I believe I can fly

See, I was on the verge of breaking down
Sometimes the silence can seem so loud

Beyoncé - Upgrade U

It's big balling baby when I'm courting you
I'm talking spy bags and fly pads and rooms at the Bloomberg
And rumors you on the verge of a new merge
'Cause that rock on ya finger is like a tumor

Romeo Santos - Inocent

Chorus:
Innocent, powerless in a lawsuit,
on the verge of loosing the woman I love the most
because of people's infamy.

Vasco Rossi - Angels

Here the night is dark
and there's only you
You live on the verge of falling
and you smoke your Lucky Strikes

Frankie J - Pensando En Ti

I do not accept this to be your last goodbye
I am on the verge of dying full with pain
It hurts loosing you, my love.

Neschastniy Sluchay - Generals of the sand quarries

And these gods always forgive you everything

On the verge of skyscrapers and luxurious villas
I see a glaring light shining out of their windows

Facundo Cabral - You're not depressed, you're distracted

Pain enjoyed as flamenco singers and tango singers.

Madrid, where Lupe is always on the verge of thought but never falls,
Miami is the bridge that connects Latinos with the Saxons,

Thalía - A sentenced heart

Today I want to beg you and shout "come back"
Love is telling you, my love, to come back, please
Cause I am a heart on the verge of dying..

David Bisbal - Hear the boom

Ah, too much fire to walk
Asking for battle
And I'm on the verge of exploding
Where are you?

Elena Paparizou - The kiss of life

[ Chorus ]
On the verge of disaster
you give me the kiss of life

Camila - You Lie

I am better without you
you came back when I was at the point of forgetting you (or you can say on the verge of forgetting you)
find your way somewhere else

Joaquin Sabina - Let's put that I speak about Madrid.

The sun is a butane stove,
life’s a metro on the verge of leaving,
there’s a syringe in the sink…

Mohsen Yeganeh - Behet Ghol Midam

You imagine you’re in love with me
Don’t worry, this is your daily game
One that is on the verge of leaving is always nervous
Two days will pass after this nervousness and I’ll be gone from your memories

Pablo Alborán - Becoming Dehydrated

Looking for the way out
I stumbled upon your smile
On the verge of leaving
You came to rescue me

Racionais MC’s - Jesus Cried

If you dont understand who I am, or what I do,
Don't understand the pain and the tears of the clown.
The world is on the verge of decomposition,
Transforms a brother of mine in an unhappy vermin.

Black M - Qataris

I got the slab of a guy from back home, sometimes I'm completely unmanageable
I'm in the studio and nothing but the sound engineer complains
Big Black is on the verge of breaking everything

Reik - With (our) faces upward

For those days full of dreams
For the smiles that will never come back
For that kiss that was on the verge of killing
Let us be sane for a moment

Alexi Murdoch - Wait

Feel I'm on the verge of some greath thruth
Were I'm finally in my place
But I'm thumbling still for proof
And it's cluttering my space

Cesária Évora - Torture

Of my loneliness
Because in this darkness
I'm almost on the verge of death

Lara Fabian - As This Is Love

Hearts are rekindled
On the verge of hate
As this is love...

Owl City - Verge

[Outro]
Edging the edge and we’re touching the sky tonight
Out on the verge of the rest of our lives

Toto Cutugno - Loves

Fragmented loves that you throw away.
How many loves, how many loves:
Loves on the verge of madness
And when you don't let go any more.

Hata Motohiro - The things that connect us

wonder if there's the moonlight, the yellow traffic light is on the verge of changing,
when it changes to the excessively long red light, without fail we share a kiss

You always walk on my left side, putting your small hand in my pocket

Rasmus Seebach - The other side

And are you tired of your problems with the boss
are you on the verge of going insane
i wonder how it would be

Prince - Little Red Corvette

oughta be in jail (oughta be in jail)
'cause it's on the verge of bein' obscene
('cause it's on the verge of bein' obscene).
Move over, baby, (move over, baby)

Los Hermanos (Brazil) - A weird guy

He doesn't even know the way to go
Without someone else pointing it out
He's on the verge of never knowing who he really is
Will he one day understand

Despina Vandi - I want

to taste my tear, while you are leaving me my love,
Like a wave get drunk my desire (lust), in my magical rocking ( back and forth)
And on the verge of your rapture say, that you love me a hundred times

Bigflo et Oli - For a Friend

So guys, tell me, a friend is what, exactly?
A kind of brother present at every moment
When, sometimes, you have nausea, on the verge of exploding
The only thing you can count on

Thalía - a sentenced soul

Today I want to beg you and shout "come back"
Love is telling you, my love, to come back, please
Cause I am a soul on the verge of dying..

Slavica Ćukteraš - Monastery

And to whom I became faithful
I've slept with you, I woke up with you
Now I'm on the verge of insanity

BB Brunes - Long Haul

But don't be too hard on me
You know it well, the azure
Often brings me on the verge of an attack
You'd like to fly away

Marteria - New Nikes

Earth starts quaking
I slop my salt and there are only bones in the fish
And I am on the verge of jumping out the window
But I am what I am a branded kid

Mariah Carey - Close My Eyes

To feel stable
That woman-child falling inside
Was on the verge of fading
Thankfully I

Demis Roussos - Destiny

Today destiny distances us
I no longer see the shore
And love is on the verge of a shipwreck
Lost in the middle of the sea

2Pac - How Do U Want It

Comin' to get you on the bus
It's so ironic
Exotic, on the verge of erotic
I'm hittin' switches on misses like I been fixed with hydraulics

Sandy (Brasil) - Tired feet

After so much walking
After being on the verge of giving up
These same tired feet are coming back to you

HIM - Acoustic Funeral (For Love In Limbo)

To write you this song for the acoustic funeral

On the verge of a vow to kill all reason locking that door
To a nightmare within a nightmare we are bound to adore

Tracktor Bowling - Tired (Устала)

Days that did not bring any story to my lips
Not to hear more, not to see anymore
the visions on the verge of silent refuse...

Killerpilze - So Far So Good

You sit across from me and look at me so intimately.
Storms of hope blow, you build them up.
We're on the verge of buildin' stairs,
So that we'll stand at the top

Taylor Swift - Cross My Heart

I’ve been thinking maybe
There is something I can do
Cause I’ve been on the verge of
Running round in circles

Eminem - Talkin' 2 Myself

But there was no one who even knew I was going through growing pains
Hatred was flowing through my veins
On the verge of going insane
I almost made a song dissin Lil Wayne

Maria Bethânia - I Know Almost Nothing About the Sea

A prospector of the beauty
I found you when I was on the verge of finding myself
Take hold of my hips, hold me,

Eiffel - In Place of My Heart

Above the cemeteries, the windmills and rickshaws
In the cash, in the nerves, on the verge of being all against all
In place of your heart, arming kids with Molotov spirits

Zimovie Zverey - The Fate of the Resident

That means there is no way back!

My dear, I am on the verge of collapse!

Faye Wong - Brink of Love and Pain

I feel helpless to debate Difficult to distinguish .
Road to stop, and so did not do so .
Always on the verge of love and pain .
How decisions should be selected.

The Skatoons - Totally Indifferent

Verse
On and off I get on your last nerve
Then you are right on the verge of throwing me out of the house
But fortunately we are actually in harmony within

Attack on Titan (OST) - Crimson Bow and Arrows

Drawing his bow, he takes after his target; he won’t let it escape
Releasing his arrow, he closes upon it; he won’t let it escape
He bends his bow to its limits, the string on the verge of snapping
He’ll release it, time and time again, until the target draws its last breath

Slipknot - Purity

Maze...psychopathic daze...I create this waste
Back away from tangents, on the verge of drastic
ways...can't escape this place...I deny your face

Coldplay - Miracles (Someone Special)

(Chris Martin)
My father said never give up son
Just look how good Cassius become
Muhammad, Mahatma, and Nelson

Solon - Counsel to the Athenians

Although our city will never be destroyed by Zeus’s
decree or by the will of the blessed immortal Gods;
because of our great-hearted overseer highborn
Maiden Athena, who keeps her hands over us;

Kodiak - Cold

Hey!
Stop battering me
I am on the verge of a nervous breakdown
My heart whispers to my ear

Grégory Lemarchal - The Link

I find a little about myself
In this life, on these roads
It's like when on the verge of nothing
That the link comes back to me

Sanja Maletic - Don't look at me like I'm not here

Don't look at me like I'm not here
I am still yours, I am still here
here I am on the verge of patience
I don't know where to find consolation

Of Montreal - A Sentence Of Sorts In Kongsvinger

I spent the winter on the verge of a total breakdown
While living in Norway
I felt the darkness of the black metal bands
But being such fawn of a man

PENTAGON (PTG) - Shine

Though I know it's on purpose, don't do things that make me worry
Though it's happened twice or thrice, I'm beyond recovering
Poke me and I'll crumble, I'm on the verge of exploding
Oh, why have I become like this?

Mir Ognya - In the Rhythm of St.-Petersburg

Yet again, the Nevski Avenue chases away all desire to sleep.
At one point I'm on the verge of going insane...
I'm a subtle mouse at this carnival of the billboard lights.

Suzanne Vega - 99.9 F

You seem to me
Like a man
On the verge of burning
99.9 Fahrenheit degrees

Joel Santos - To Hell

Now we are on the verge of being discovered
For the residents It's no longer a secret
No one can stop this time bomb
Which was announced from the beginning

Giorgos Tsalikis - Living for a heart issue

Tonight, I'm going out so as not to stay in once again.
I passed by and accompanied George Tsalikis.
I'm on the verge of bursting. If I want to redeem myself,
I need to spill the beans because I'm going insane.

Piknik (Russia) - On the verge of the World's Edge

Trees are not afraid the storms
Ships raving about the ocean
On the verge of the World's Edge

I got you on tape - Somersault

and i never drank alcohol and i never got high
it was the end of a hundred years that took me by surprise
what i thought to be dangerous, on the verge of a smile
turning out to be nothing more than hiss and overdrive

Hamilton (musical) - One Last Time

[HAMILTON]
Sir, with Britain and France on the verge of war, is this the best time—

MIA. - La Boom

It begins to shake me,
it tickles and vibrates,
On the verge of escalation,
to be therefore true.

Jolin Tsai - Open an Eye, Close an Eye

Open an eye, close an eye
No one is perfect
I’m worried you’re on the verge of falling apart
Ok? I’ll think about giving you a second chance

Laura Närhi - Every night

I'm wearing your clothes again
I keep the curtains drawn in the daytime
Also the cat is on the verge of falling asleep
And yearning lays a mourning weed upon the field

CMX - Those on the Verge of the Sky

When you had said, what you said,
I heard
a thousand doors
inexorably slamming shut in the shady corridors.

Sabaton - Jawbreaker

Ticking like a time bomb
The fuse is running short
on the verge of snapping if it's caught

Incubus - Pardon Me

A decade ago, I never thought I would be at twenty three
On the verge of spontaneous combustion, woe is me
But I guess that it comes with the territory

Miro Jaroš - On the verge of power

On the verge of power

On the verge of power

Thomas Holm - The City's Bitterest Man

And when you finally escape
On the verge of total collapse
Then you will be attacked by buskers and street performers

Marten Kuningas - On the Way to Virtue

I´m standing on the verge of a midlife crisis.
If I could, I´d make a run for it
but my legs won´t carry,
my legs won´t carry me

Neoclubber - In The Shack

I'll get everything over
In the shack of my lover
On the verge of gloaming
Waiting for time when we stop roaming.

She Wants Revenge - Save Your Soul

There's no difference, those omissions and the sting of the past
Your indiscretion from the start determined if it would last
And now I'm standing on the verge of maybe drawing the line
And no one's gonna sleep tonight

Noa - Waltz To The Road

You are silent for hours, I humm, and I humm
I feel on the verge of a song
I wait for the words to come when they come

Betty Wright - After The Pain

And don't you remember thinkin' back just a few years
When people used to try to help you stay together
They find out you're on the verge of breakin' up
They used to cook up a little food and throw a little party

Nikos Xilouris - Ballad of the Jackass

These old worn legs aren't bending
and the pain just isn't mending
hobble once and hobble twice
through this life's ordeal and vice

Melnitsa - Master of Mountain Roads

Oh, aren't they with you, the missing, lost in mountains,
Who found peace where winds dance under your palm
On the verge of bright morning?

Parwas Hussein - Don't fall in love.

Loneliness is life for me,
What do you want from me, when you can see,
my eyes are on the verge of tears?

Diabo na Cruz - Luzia

And if everyone knows that the chains are on the verge
Really on the verge of breaking down
Ahead of us ever see the doors for a world that's about to begin

Hamilton (musical) - Cabinet Battle #2

[WASHINGTON]
The issue on the table: France is on the verge of war with England, and do we provide aid and troops to our French allies or do we stay out of it? Remember, my decision on this matter is not subject to congressional approval. The only person you have to convince is me. Secretary Jefferson, you have the floor, sir

Håkan Hellström - Country club

When all love has led to disappointment
And compadres
living on the verge of extinction
and comprades, you thought you could disappoint love

Camané - Longing the Future

At this time when love is so empty
There are things I don't know but I guess
A river on the verge of another river
Becomes one after the bend on the road

Petros Imvrios - Rotter

Tonight, I'll either fall dead or go crazy.

The very thought of you is burning my mind, burning my mind, I'm on the verge of completely losing it.
How am I supposed to keep on living like this? I need you so bad.

Escape the Fate - Let it go

[x3]

I'm on the verge of a breakdown

Kotiteollisuus - Deathly solemn

with your stone-hard fist?

Ripe corn on the verge of life
I chant quietly

Hedwig and the Angry Inch - Wig in a Box

I get down
I feel had
I feel on the verge of going mad
and then it's time to punch the clock

Act. - Ping pong

Death on my heels[fn]this is also the French title of "North by northwest"[/fn], bit between my teeth,
Don't even know what I'm expecting anymore
On the verge of technical KO
My life that's a ring, a circus

Coco Lee - Music As We Make It

Couldn't have been older than five.
Crying all alone 'cuz his daddy died.
Caught in a place on the verge of a world war 3.
He don't ever understand why.

No Doubt - Comforting Lie

When did it change?
Admissions so embarrassing
I'm on the verge of tears again

Marie-Mai - We Change

We're not the same anymore
With fire in our veins,
We're on the verge of madness
We change

Zélia Duncan - Seeing the Scenery

Know that this is a lot of time!
To those who wait, time passes by slowly
But when I was already on the verge of disillusion and losing my hopes
Guess who showed up!

Darren Hayes - On The Verge Of Something Wonderful

On the verge of, on the verge of something wonderful.
At the edge of, on the verge of something wonderful.
On the verge of, on the verge of something wonderful.
A resurgence, on the edge of something wonderful

José González - All You Deliver

how long the way back seems.

On the verge of success
it's all white and fluffy.

Arch Enemy - Bridge Of Destiny

Standing at the bridge of destiny
Show me a sign
On the verge of losing my sanity
Free my soul

Undervud - I Want To Go Back To The Soviet Union Very Much

Adult passions were flaring
on a TV in the attic.
There was a hedgehog in the fog on the verge of spring (a Soviet cartoon)
And seventeen moments of spy tribulation … (a famous Soviet movie about spies)

Jason Aldean - Why

I know I'd never let you walk away
So why do I push you 'til you break
And why are you always on the verge of good-bye
Before I'll show you how I really feel inside

J Álvarez - Don't hesitate

Today your skin will be mine
From now on, there will be no more tears
My mouth is on the verge
of devouring you (x2)

Lynda Lemay - Dissapointment

Stop talking bullshit old girl
I know I bother you
but I'm not on the verge of
Becoming an angel tomorrow

Epidemia - Time of trial

[Dezmond:]
We're on the verge of war
But we're no gods at all

Morsüre - The Irreversible

A damned descending without light,
On the verge of an abyss wich smell
Betrays the moist depth,

Eminem - In Your Head

Recovery brought me nothin' but back
To where I was and perhaps
This coulda been my victory lap if I wasn't on the verge of Relapse

Casseurs Flowters - The sluts and me

That they stop complaining, it's always me the victim
I lost a lot of ego and a bit of money
When I'm on the verge of breaking down, I tell myself that the condom too
The sluts and me, a series of dismal stories

Moon Lovers: Scarlet Heart Ryeo (OST) - I Confess

do you hear my words, darling?

When you are lonely,tired and on the verge of crumbling
I will protect you by your side

Miyako Hasegawa - Sea Sky Universe

A new journey will be starting

I was on the verge of blindness
Forever forever

Sondre Lerche - The Curse Of Being In Love

Contemplating everything while doing nothing
On the verge of tears just because you are somewhat in love
I don't wanna be afraid and worry in the shade about the end

Sunny Hill - Here I Am (Erase)

Here I am

I couldn't overcome the wall which is called break-up,I'm in this place while I'm on the verge of tears
the winter wind is cold,my tears are cold,they come out when I think of you

Ladea - The Real Heroes

At school I was below average
I made myself work nonstop to live above average
On the verge of tears when I go to bed, at the edge of my nerves to drink litres
I'm losing my cool, I'm talking badly, I'm headed for a chaotic life

Leo Imai - Bite

I have no choice but to keep piercing through like a sunshine

To be always on the verge of a sudden conflict
Sounds like fun to me

Akvarium - Dancing on the verge of the spring

That's not what I need,
It's just us, dancing on the verge of the spring;
It's just us, dancing on the verge of the spring.

Soy Luna (OST) - Everything is possible

I'm on the verge of reaching the sky
I'm defying gravity
This dream is so big
That nothing will wake me up

Coldrain - We're not alone

When things go bad
When things go wrong
When on the verge of letting go
There's something that I really want you to know

Bea Miller - Repercussions

People keep saying that I'm overdramatic
And everything is actually okay
But I'm living on the verge of a panic
And I gotta find a way to break

The 1975 - Menswear

Well, who's this? Going for the kiss,
I'm probably gonna yosh in your mouth.
Because it's 5 past 3, I can hardly see and I'm on the verge of passing out.

Stan - No Woman

You leave me, you escape and say that you will return all the time
My baby you know that I melt, I'm asking for a chance
I'm on the verge of going mad, you don't see that I am yours?

Alexander Jean - Whiskey & Morphine

Oh, I feel like I've been swallowing a loaded gun
This shit ain't fun
I'm on the verge of fainting with my brains

Casper - Everything Ends (But Music Doesn't)

I'm still doing the music thing, I'm rarely there
There where ablazing in the middle of nowhere,
On the verge of insanity, love is found in a disco bathroom
Night after night, skirts as scant as their brains

123Lunatic - Sonic vs Rainbow Dash - Epic Pixel Battle #13

You're faster than a villainous ball and think yourself worthy
But who botches his games to finish them on time?
Care for the rainfall, you're on the verge of the chasm.
If you need help, SONIC RAINBOOM! I leave you my '06! (3)

Noir Désir - Europe

But of course, there's nothing to it, please do, Madam,
call upon us because not everything is lost, not the entirety
of your dawn myths is lost, here the sun shines for all and we believe in that.[fn]What a pompous bore... I'm on the verge of foaming at the mouth and keeling over...[/fn]

John Branyan - The Three Little Pigs

And possessing a vocabulary substantially less robust than impromptu visitors replied, “Say what?”

“Seek we sanctuary!” They implore on the verge of hysteria, “Lest we fall forthwith to the ravenous appetency of yonder approaching carnivore!” Still confounded by their importunate words, Pig three did render ajar his portal whereupon one and two spilled through and collapse beyond the threshold, enervated.

Amrinder Gill - jind

I have started towards my death now (x3)

I am on the verge of breaking, I sent a telegram
Musical instruments won’t play after that

Al James - Tonight

Let's welcome the new upcoming tomorrow
I wish we can try to open our heavy-lidded eyes together
glistening, reddish and on the verge of tears
It's a miracle that it's blissful

JVG - Funky Badonk

But that's just obscene
There ain't that many such rear fouls[fn]"takalaiton" means out of the park foul ball. In "pesäpallo" (Finnish, even lamer version of baseball) you don't get homerun hits. If you hit the ball too far it gets ruled a foul ball.[/fn] around
Back's been on the verge of breaking the whole night
Those jeans may rip but I'm still not gonna flip

Memphis May Fire - Vices

I never thought this would be me

But now I'm on the verge of self destruction
How could this happen to me?

Charles Baudelaire - Lesbos

That on the ambitious hearts for ever lies,
Whom far from us the radiant smile could gain,
Seen dimly on the verge of other skies;
Pardon is thine for the eternal pain!

Onew - The Name I Loved

Became too distant as I went out to call it
[Onew] I now write that name down
I'm on the verge of tears
I want to hide within myself

GARNiDELiA - Yakusoku -Promise Code-

''Looks like we finally met! I've been waiting all this time.''
That moment in time on the verge of destruction... began moving again in this moment!

Chris Brown - Covered In You

Hold on to me tight, yeah
And if you feel any pressure, that's alright, alright
There's a leak in your Levi, it's on the verge of caving in
But I'm prepared if it breaks, baby, so whenever you feel it coming, don't fight

SHINee - One for me

her boyfriend whom she loved
Right now, I’m on my way to
comfort that girl on the verge of tears
But I can’t help my heart

Özdemir Asaf - Loneliness

When its name is called in school or in life…
No one can say “here”…But neither “away”…
It began on the verge of sleep…
As if a dust shadow, first; then, a ball of yarn.

Da Vinci's Notebook - Liposuction

And in need of some reversion
And your overall weight dispersion's
Gettin' on the verge of perversion
I'm encouraging an excursion

Böhse Onkelz - Hated, condemned, idolized

We were never at church choir
We were not really angels
But now we are on the verge of it
We got a good wire up

Motohiro Hata - Altair

I was gazing at you, not even aware of the end of summer.

To me, who back then was weak, strange, and on the verge of breaking,
you gave a pair of humble wings.

Efi Xatzi - That's what you think

You say that I look for you now that we're apart,
that I'm on the verge of getting crazy due to the sadness.
You say that I still look for one of your hugs

Nargaroth - The Old Warrior's Peace Of Mind

Icey mountains sleep in my view,
on the verge of deep forests I stand.
The frosty singing of the naked wind,

Theodosis Kotsis - I don't believe it

I was living moments of despair
moments of great distress
I was on the verge of madness
Nobody was thinking of me

BTS (Bangtan Boys) - Airplane pt.2

The cute bragging about
money on TV, I’m fed up
My passport is on the verge of death by overwork
You’re the ones that profited from the media Hahahaha

Apophys - Requiem for the Absurd

The silence as a requiem for the absurd
A disillusioned mind overcome by chaos
On the verge of total breakdown
My very existence revolves around distorted compositions and false judgement

Cosmic Girls - Robot

Love me touch me hug me hurry up

Hurry up I’m on the verge of breaking down
I call for you, i call for you woo babe

Antonio Orozco - They Say

I'll miss you less, but I miss you more
They say that soon the distance will help
But this distance is on the verge of killing me

Euripides - (9) The Bacchae (Conclusion and Coda)

his feet . . . oh, how he used to run to me,
seeking assurance of his mother's love.
His face was handsome, on the verge of manhood. 1670
See the soft down still resting on these lips,

Jesús Quintero - Because of fear

I really fear for myself and for my species, because
I see it endangered and on the verge of an announced extinction.
I'm really willing to die convinced of my ideas,

Smallfoot (OST) - Percy's Pressure

The weight of all the world is really weighing on me! (So much pressure)
This is no time to quit
I'm on the verge of a hit
And I’m determined to make this a success, yeah

Francisca - With Your Fists Against Your Chest

The whole city hears us, the villages will hear us as well if you go on shouting that way
Like a bankrupt merchant on the verge of selling his heart
You're searching the seed of quarrel, you plant it in our house

Nana Mouskouri - When you return

The very absence
Seems so far
On the verge of tears
After the sorrow

Obey the Brave - Times are hard

Always a noose around my neck.
On the verge of madness.
Always a noose around my neck.

Hüsnü Arkan - Empty Table

Oh no, don't give up my heart! This is a dagger wound
This is like the centuries-old dreg, like the scent of the rain
Like blood, like it is on the verge of bleeding

Arkona - Reality

To the crossroads of the ages!
Through pain, bypassing crosses on the road,
We, on the verge of life and dreams!

Aleks Syntek - Maze

It's so sad to see how I lost clarity
So sad being on the verge of loving and drowning my faith

Falsettos (Musical) - I'm Breaking Down

[TRINA]
I'd like to be a princess on a throne
To have a country I can call my own
And a king

Walt Whitman - Song Of Myself, XXXVIII

Somehow I have been stunn'd. Stand back!
Give me a little time beyond my cuff'd head, slumbers, dreams, gaping,
I discover myself on the verge of a usual mistake.

Malú - Only love will save us

I live an agony in despair
With the intention of winning the battle
And even on the verge of fainting
I must believe, grow to punishment

Assemblage 23 - Collapse

I'm on the verge of collapse
I'm on the brink of disaster
And I'm far more lost than
I want to admit

Sum 41 - Angels With Dirty Faces

I'm walking pollution who's drained by delusions
on the verge of destruction I cave in to abduction
thin blood I'm bleeding my pulse won't stop racing

Söhne Mannheims - The Last Time

And never ever start again
That I won't have to see this image again
I'm on the verge of surrendering
As everything goes up in smoke

James Corden - Percy's Pressure

This is no time to quit
I'm on the verge of a hit
And I'm determined to make this a success, yeah

Can Bonomo - Forgive me

A name of mine should remain
To the final of the things that are broken
On the verge of solitude
Forgive me

Die/May - Deus

Waiting, wishing, wanting it to END

You're on the verge of death
この痛みを周りは気付かず

Melnitsa - Wolf Moon

To take hold of her soul,
I'll become Wolf Moon
On the verge of night and spring.

Charles Aznavour - And I in My Chair

And I, in my chair, though I hardly speak
My heart's on the verge of crying
And I, in my chair, my heart understands

Aaron Yan - Where I Belong

White snowflakes fall
Eternally on the verge of making a promise
Your tomorrow is my dear love for you

Umberto Tozzi - “Them” is us

Yes, “them” is us, between Indios and Hindus
<em>“Them” is us, “them” is us</em>
Boys in pharmacies on the verge of breakdown
<em>“Them” is us, is us, is us</em>

Kaiware Hanma - BreakDown

Life in a decided path which everyone walked,
Is not easily escaped, so
When you're on the verge of running to the back alleys,
As seen from the side, not creating an

Pastora Soler - The world in my hands

There is a crystal prison that I want to run away from,
a volcano erupting on the verge of exploding,
an incandescent rain that does not burn.

Judas Priest - Jawbreaker

Ticking like a time bomb
The fuse is running short
On the verge of snapping if it's caught

Gerry Boulet - Still Alive

I'm the one who walks on
When others stand to the side,
On the verge of routine,
I'm the one who moves fast

Los Compadres - Alligator Rita

Rita mounted an ox,
And almost on the verge of drowning,
But since she can be depended upon

Kell Smith - Really Different Boy

Out of the box and out of any standard
He loves a nice cup of tea and a talk and a guitar
Boy on the verge of extinction

Julie Zenatti - I Don't Want You

Tears on your cheeks that make your eyes burn
I've known love and the end of illusions
On the verge of running when you leave your house

JVG - At a Wedding

I'm at weddings but never getting married
Koutsi[fn]Koutsi means 'a coach' and is the nickname of Jare Joakim Brand[/fn] is wearing a suit for entirely different reasons
I'm on the verge of passing out even on the side of the rink
In the morning I have a terrible headache again

Rainbow: Nisha rokubō no shichinin (OST) - We're Not Alone

Sunlight was the only thing that felt right before I came here
But inside it feels like it keeps raining 
And every drop is like the tears we could cry 
Because outside we were all alone 

Glee Cast - Fly/I Believe I Can Fly

I believe I can touch the sky

See I was on the verge of breakin' down

SHINee - Sunny side

I am actually weak and brittle
I was suffocating and was on the verge of breaking down
Then you wrapped me up

Dominique A - The death of a bird

When it passed away I waited
to be sure it was no longer alive,
then I put it on the verge of a path.

Goin' Through - Don't ever tell a friend

And I say, if only I had more money to distribute
primarily to my friends that I'm on the verge of losing them
at hard times to have somebody to buy

Super Girls - Henceforth

Passing thousands of flavors
Sweet, but ultimately not.
Still on the verge of pain

Jim Morrison - Angels and Sailors - Stoned Immaculate

Never a killer
Always a bridesmaid
On the verge of fame or over
He manuevered two girls

Bianca Ryan - I Believe I Can Fly

I believe I can fly, oh, yeah yeah yeah

See, I was on the verge of breaking down
Sometimes the silence can seem so loud

The Raveonettes - Till the end

For a moment I belong to you

I'm on the verge of sleep
In the dark, so bored

Trae Tha Truth - Not My Time

That's why they hood spend most of their days
Blowin' president kush, the way he got us daily
Give us a reason to push unless he on the verge of suicide
And we gave 'em a push

Thalía - I need you

I get up and write this story
on the verge of going crazy
sad I see the infinity

Fishbach - I'm told you

I love seeing you beg to me
On the verge of your failed actions
Another second if you please

Joseph: King of Dreams (OST) - The Marketplace

You who were once a man
You will now be tortured as an Egyptian slave
[???] on the verge of death
At the precipice

Brand New - Failure by Design

I got no gas (no gas)
I'm winding out my gears
This is one more day on the verge of tears
And now my head hurts (head hurts)

Mystery Skulls - Get It Together

I'm on the verge of giving up
Right on the edge just doing it
Wishing someone'd give me the answers
I'm gonna lose my fucking mind

Oblivion - Lullaby on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Lullaby, baby,
close your eyes serenely,
don’t be afraid, because
I’ll always be next to you.

Yohio - On the Verge

I can't seem to find an answer
The lonliness that I once felt
Gets me on the verge of falling

Vicious Crusade - The Verge of Extinction

Calls fevered minds to tray.

Marching on the verge of extinction,
Marching on the arms of revolt.

Peter Hammill - Faint Heart and the Sermon

My mind commences screaming

On the verge of belief I crash onto the reef
And a cynical thief steals my senses

Black Sabbath - Immaculate Deception

In the daylight, comes darkness, on the verge of
Night a fear is born
Sweeter than the dream, the reality of you
Immaculate, deception

The Strokes - Gratisfaction

You'll be frustrated 'til the day that you're done
He got punched the mouth for sticking his nose in other people's business
No good solution, always on the verge of some revolution
With tough luck it may take a thousand years but I think we can do it

Hardcore Superstar - Standin' On The Verge

I'm standin' at the end of the road

Standin' on the verge of insanity
Standin' on the edge of being free

Silverstein - Total Bummer

Life's not fair I'm glad it's not
This isn't heaven just a lonely
Planet on the verge of self-destruction