to depend on a hair

to depend on a hair
книжн. висеть на волоске

He must have known that his life, among these treacherous demons, depended on a hair. (R. L. Stevenson) — Он, должно быть, понимал, что, пока он находится среди этих коварных головорезов, его жизнь висит на волоске.


Англо-русский современный словарь. 2014.

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