be over the hump(redirected from were over the hump)
be over the hump
slang To have endured and surpassed the most difficult or unpleasant part of a task or situation. I had a hard time adjusting to my new job, but I'm over the hump now that it's been a few months. We're finally over the hump with this research. All that's left to do are citations.
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