寸前, すんぜん

  • sunzen

Definition of 寸前,すんぜん

noun (common) (futsuumeishi), suffix

  • on the verge
  • on the brink
  • just in front of
  • just before

Examples of 寸前,すんぜん in a Sentence

古いポンコツ寸前
His old car is on its last legs.
飛行機墜落寸前旋回した
The plane turned sharply to the right just before it crashed.
The hikers were all but frozen when they were found.
彼女良い考え寸前ところ浮かんだ。
A good idea came across her mind at the last moment.
時代遅れのその政権崩壊寸前
The obsolete regime is about to collapse.
Let us hope the world will never be on the brink of a nuclear war.
She was nearly frozen to death in the snow.
4. Just before bringing it to the boil, set to a low flame and remove the scum again.
The plane was about to take off.
会社破産寸前である
My father's company is on the verge of bankruptcy.
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