a crick in (one's) neck

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a crick in (one's) neck

A sudden pain or stiffness in one's neck, as from a cramp or spasm. I got a crick in my neck when I whipped my head around to see what was running through our yard.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

crick in one's neck

Fig. a twisted place or a cramp in the neck that causes pain. I got a crick in my neck from sleeping in a draft. When I read on the plane, I get a crick in my neck.
See also: crick, neck
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The first 15 minutes of the play were enough to give this writer a crick in her neck. The large screens on either side of the stage would have been a better choice to display the sub- titles.