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have pins and needles
To experience that tingling sensation (called "pins and needles") that occurs when blood flow returns to a numb limb. Ugh, wait a second, I can't get up just yet—I have pins and needles in my foot from sitting like this for so long.
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have ˌpins and ˈneedleshave an uncomfortable feeling in your arm or leg when it has been in the same position for a long time: The best thing to do when you have pins and needles in your leg is to stamp your foot on the floor several times.
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