Every time I thought he was on the verge of telling us, he decided to say something else instead.
On-the-verge Sentence Examples
He eased into her body at first then made love to her hungrily, relentlessly pushing her deeper into the haze of pleasure and desire, until she arched beneath him, her body on the verge of shattering.
We seem to be on the verge of a breakthrough in understanding.
She was on the verge of crying again.
Thus he came at length to stand on the verge of the Indian Ocean; " gazing upon it," a writer has said, " with as much delight as Balboa, when he crossed the Isthmus of Darien from the Atlantic to the Pacific."
At times he seemed on the verge of revealing it to Adrienne, only to draw back into himself and avoid her for days.