Grammar Patterns

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The 'rocks' group

These nouns are used to indicate that someone or something is in a bad state or situation.
The managers are well aware that, if they fail to achieve their goals, their jobs are on the line.
My marriage was on the rocks.
  • on the blink
  • on the line
  • on the rocks
  • on the ropes
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