precariously

|prɪˈkeəriəsli|

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Слово Дня - precariously -

Description

not safe, strong, or steady

Examples

  • He earned a precarious livelihood/living by gambling.
  • She was in a state of precarious [=delicate] health.
  • The government is in a precarious position. [=a dangerous position that must be dealt with carefully]
  • The strong wind almost knocked him off of his precarious perch on the edge of the cliff.
  • The vase was placed precariously close to the edge of the table.

 

Translation

  • ненадежно, непрочно, в зависимости от обстоятельств, бездоказательно
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