Entry from British & World English dictionary
(also teething problems)
Short-term problems that occur in the early stages of a new project: the inevitable teething troubles of a new system
More example sentences
- But he said the problems were early teething problems connected with the new finance system.
- But these are early days and such teething troubles should be forgiven in this first collaboration between two great art collections.
- The Scottish parliament is a good idea, but has had the inevitable teething troubles which one would expect at the initial stages.
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