Prepositions after "teeter"

teeter on, between, alongside, atop or by?

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In 81% of cases teeter on is used

America was teetering on a Great Depression.

They teeter on the precipice and fear falling over.

They teeter on a knife edge, but make it to the other side.

For better or worse, it constantly teeters on the edge of being serious and outright campy.

Hibernian, under chairman Rod Petrie, teeter on the edge of financial survival every season.

More recently, many of these ex-colonies have failed and many others teeter on the brink of failure.

Maybe the alternatives you find don't have the features you want, or they're teetering on the edge of shutdown too.

The bankers would like to steal even more, but already all of our economies are teetering on the verge of bankruptcy.

Zaphod felt he was teetering on the edge of madness and wondered if he shouldn't just jump over and have done with it.

As much as I sincerely appreciated Jade's fierce loyalty towards me, even this was teetering on the edge of psychotic insanity.

In 7% of cases teeter between is used

At first glance, it seems like an unusual design that teeters between innovative and ludicrous.

Teetering between fraudulent piety and ecstatic vehemence, Dano's adolescent preacher would feel right at home as a modern televangelist.

Again, though, it is important to note that all these seats - as well as several others - are teetering between red and blue by just a percentage point or two.

For console-savvy gamepad pushers it still has its highlights, marking a level of quality teetering between current and last generation for just under a fiver.

In 2% of cases teeter by is used

I was teetering by the time the third set reached a tie-breaker, and Murray actually won it.

In 2% of cases teeter from is used

It doesn't actually balance, it sort of teeters from one point to the other.

In 2% of cases teeter of is used

However, I got a note from Robert Teeter of San Jose, California, who had wondered about it himself.

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