teething troubles


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teething troubles

 
1. Lit. pain and crying on the part of a baby whose teeth are growing in. Billy has been whining because of teething troubles.
2. Fig. difficulties and problems experienced in the early stages of a project, activity, etc. There have been a lot of teething troubles with the new computer system. We have finally gotten over the teething troubles connected with the new building complex.
See also: teething, trouble
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Of course there have been a few teething troubles, but these have all been dealt with as they appeared.
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Sadly, the graphics malfunctioned yesterday for a while, but we can excuse teething troubles, and it was no big deal not to have the info that comes around every 15 minutes being constantly regurgitated before our very eyes.
Purvey said: "It is a very sophisticated piece of machinery and we did experience a few teething troubles, common in small companies like ours with no resident engineer, however, we are getting used to it and can now happily turn out 10,000 bags per day.
Coun Grenville Holland said: "Walkergate opened just before Christmas and there are bound to be teething troubles.
There were no such teething troubles for Ahmed, however, as he powered through the game looking untroubled and happy to make some crunching tackles in a busy midfield.
But the former Czechoslovakia international hero is also hoping the new-look Hoops can suffer teething troubles - to give his side a chance of pulling off the biggest victory in his club's 107-year history.
The B-29 also had teething troubles, but the Army Air Forces chose the B-29 for widespread service and for the final air campaign against Japan.