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have teething troubles

To encounter problems during the initial part of a process. Likened to the discomfort experienced by babies when they are getting their first teeth (i.e. when they are "teething"). Our new product is having teething troubles right now, but we're working to fix it.
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have, etc. ˈteething problems/troubles

experience small problems or difficulties in the development of a product, business, etc., or when something new first becomes available to the public: If your new car is having teething troubles, take it back to the garage where you bought it.
When a baby is teething, its first teeth are starting to grow, which is painful for the baby.
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Last night its chairman David Taylor said: "We've just had teething troubles but the local community has been very supportive."