hang on by one's fingernails
находиться в трудной ситуации, "держаться на волоске"
The company was going on with the work, but it was obvious they were hanging on by their fingernails.
- hang on
- Hang it!
- hang on to (something)
- put one's finger on (something)
- hang back
- hang a left
- hang tough
- lay a finger on (someone or something)
- hang in (there)
- wrap (someone) around one's little finger
- hang (someone) in effigy
- burn one's fingers
- hang around
- point the finger (of blame) at (someone)
- at one's fingertips