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teething problems

  
  
If a project or new product has teething problems, it has problems in its early stages or when it first becomes available.  
  (BRIT)      n-plural  
There are bound to be teething problems with something so new.     
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teething     
When babies are teething, their teeth are starting to appear through their gums, often causing them pain.      verb   only cont  
Emma broke off a bit of rusk and gave it to Jacinta, who was teething...      V  
      Teething is also a noun., n-uncount  
Teething can be painful and make your baby irritable.     


teething problems     
If a project or new product has teething problems, it has problems in its early stages or when it first becomes available.  
  (BRIT)      n-plural  
There are bound to be teething problems with something so new.     
teething troubles     
Teething troubles are the same as teething problems.  
  (BRIT)      n-plural  
As the director of the project explains, there are still a few teething troubles to overcome.     

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Collaborative Dictionary     English Cobuild
n.
one who solves people's problems
n.
a clusterfuck means several problems occurring at the same time
Mainly US usage, very colloquial/vulgar
adj.
with a complex structure; difficult to approach; multiple problems generator
exp.
used to point out that small problems or unpleasant events can in the end help things get better
exp.
a problem, a trouble, a hiccup
the fly in the ointment that summer was the terrible weather: l' ennui cet été là fut le mauvais temps.
id.
when sth sounds too good to be true and not as good as it seems to be and you suspect that there is a hidden problem
n.
Peeling the onion means going back in stages find out how a problem actually started.
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