on the borderline

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  • It happened up on the borderline of Alaska. Cited from The Drama of the Forests, by Arthur Heming
  • JWB Douglas, studying the question in 1957, found that children on the borderline of passing were more likely to get grammar school places if they came from middle-class families.
  • This was his first recognition as a physicist; though his work had been considered important by chemists, it clearly was on the borderline between the two sciences and both would claim him from this point on.
  • Lundy Island lies on the borderline where the North Atlantic Ocean and the Bristol Channel meet, so it has quite a mild climate.
  • Ledoux was interested in the work of the Royal Administrations Department and at times considered working for them, even though the positions they offered were often on the borderline between architect and engineer.
  • The Place Saint-Michel is a public square in the Latin Quarter, on the borderline between the fifth and sixth arrondissements of Paris, France.
  • Nabawa is on the borderline of the semi-arid and Mediterranean climate zones, having hot dry summers and wet winters.
  • Anxious, he slept poorly the night before the examinations, and the final result was on the borderline between first- and second-class honours, making a viva (oral examination) necessary.
  • The primary component has a stellar classification of G2Ib/II, which places it on the borderline between the bright giant and lower luminosity supergiant stars.
  • In each he is an enthusiast for popular literature and a popularising businessman, described by one modern editor as "hovering on the borderline of roguery".
  • In September 2008, Duffy mentioned that she was "on the borderline of a nervous breakdown" because of the pressure that fame has brought her.
  • Her follow-up singles "On the Borderline" and "A Matter of Time" both failed to match the same success, both charting only the Top 30.
  • By the following month, the Trinidad Sporting Chronicle considered him among the "second string" of players who were on the borderline of selection for the West Indies team.
  • If by this superhuman concentration one succeeded in converting or resolving the two cosmoses with all their complexities into sheer ideas, he would then reach the causal world and stand on the borderline of fusion between mind and matter. Cited from Autobiography of a YOGI, by Paramhansa Yogananda
  • Cheltenham is located on the borderline of the Humid subtropical climate and Humid continental climate zones.
  • The immediate purpose of my paper is to study some of the problems of therapy, from the psychoanalytic point of view, of that small class of patients on the borderline between hysteria and epilepsy, or patients with epileptiform attacks. Cited from The Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Volume 10
  • The international human rights organization Human rights Watch have stated there has been over 96 attacks on schools; many of the cases involved the extremist groups working on the borderline of the Pakistan and Afghanistan attacking female schools and any activists involved with female education.
  • "On the Borderline" is the second single from Bec Cartwright's debut album, Bec Cartwright.
  • Most of Katalin Ladik's performances balance on the borderline between performance art and theatre: the performance of sound poems is accompanied by theatrical body action and in many cases, the surrounding space is structured similarly to a traditional theatre.
  • The group was originally called The Four Tones (not to be confused with The Four Tunes, a group on the borderline between pop music and rhythm and blues).
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